Hours of Operation

Monday 10 am - 5 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 5 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 9 pm
Thursday 10 am - 5 pm
Friday 10 am - 10 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday Noon - 5 pm

The Rooms Café

The Rooms Café emphasizes Newfoundland and Labrador's food heritage, focusing on traditional fare with an eclectic twist.

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Call (709) 757-8097

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Contact Visitor Services on Level 1 at The Rooms.

(709) 757-8090
information@therooms.ca

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Exhibits

Future Possible: Art of Newfoundland and Labrador from 1949 to Present

Date: May 18 - September 22, 2019
Where: Level 3

Billy Gauthier: Saunituinnaulungitotluni | Beyond Bone

Date: June 1 - September 2, 2019
Where: Level 4

Events & Programs

August 21, 2019
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Music
From fiddle to accordion, from harp to vocals, come and check out our amazing local talent as they fill The Rooms with music and song from our province's rich musical heritage. You can sing along, tap your toes or just sit back and delight in ...
August 21, 2019
11:00AM - 11:45AM
Tour
This tour will take you across land and sea, and through time to meet the peoples who made Newfoundland and Labrador their home for the past 9,000 years. We will explore the complex and close connections between people, place and their environment.
August 21, 2019
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Music
From fiddle to accordion, from harp to vocals, come and check out our amazing local talent as they fill The Rooms with music and song from our province's rich musical heritage. You can sing along, tap your toes or just sit back and delight in ...
August 21, 2019
10:00AM - 9:00PM
Drop by for a fun drawing exercise. Make a postcard and mail it to your family and friends! Blind contour is a fast and fun drawing exercise that is used widely by artists to help them 'see'. No experience necessary.
August 21, 2019
12:00PM - 12:00PM
We love our food and we want to share it with you. Taste a Jam Jam, have a 'kiss', down a mussel, or brave bologna. Look for our volunteers handing out these traditional treats (while supplies last).
August 21, 2019
10:00AM - 9:00PM
Join us for daily showings of the films katatjanik utippalianinga (The Return of Throat Singing), Handcrafted Hopedale, and Home: Stories of Newcomers to Newfoundland and Labrador. Now playing on loop in our theatre. katajanik utippalianinga (The Return of Throat Singing): This film explores ...
August 21, 2019
3:00PM - 3:00PM
We love our food and we want to share it with you. Taste a Jam Jam, have a 'kiss', down a mussel, or brave bologna. Look for our volunteers handing out these traditional treats (while supplies last).
August 21, 2019
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Join Robert Chafe for a panel discussion, hosted by Angela Antle of CBC, on his poignant play Between Breaths, about the life of Whale Man, Dr. Jon Lien, who pioneered techniques for rescuing whales entrapped in fishing nets. Afterward, visit our hands-on display highlighting the ...
August 21, 2019
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Tour
Taking place on the 70th anniversary of Confederation with Canada, this exhibition gathers close to 100 artworks, images and objects from across The Rooms art gallery, archives and museum collections to ask questions about how histories are told and re-told in Newfoundland & Labrador. Guided ...
August 21, 2019
10:00AM - 9:00PM
Experience what makes the people and this place so unique. MUSIC: When we are not talking, we are singing. And dancing. And having a time. Learn why music runs in our veins and try out an instrument or two yourself. Have you ever played ...
August 22, 2019
11:00AM - 11:30AM
Tour
Beyond Bone is the first mid-career retrospective by renowned sculptor Billy Gauthier. An artist and activist of Inuit and Metis ancestry, Gauthier's inspiration comes directly from an intimate connection with the land and culture of his home in North West River, Labrador.
August 22, 2019
12:00PM - 12:00PM
We love our food and we want to share it with you. Taste a Jam Jam, have a 'kiss', down a mussel, or brave bologna. Look for our volunteers handing out these traditional treats (while supplies last).
August 22, 2019
10:00AM - 5:00PM
Join us for daily showings of the films katatjanik utippalianinga (The Return of Throat Singing), Handcrafted Hopedale, and Home: Stories of Newcomers to Newfoundland and Labrador. Now playing on loop in our theatre. katajanik utippalianinga (The Return of Throat Singing): This film explores ...
August 22, 2019
10:00AM - 5:00PM
Experience what makes the people and this place so unique. MUSIC: When we are not talking, we are singing. And dancing. And having a time. Learn why music runs in our veins and try out an instrument or two yourself. Have you ever played ...
August 22, 2019
3:00PM - 3:00PM
We love our food and we want to share it with you. Taste a Jam Jam, have a 'kiss', down a mussel, or brave bologna. Look for our volunteers handing out these traditional treats (while supplies last).
August 22, 2019
3:00PM - 3:45PM
Tour
You could say Newfoundland and Labrador exists because of cod fish. So many cod that at one time that you could literally dip your bucket over the side of your boat and fill a pail with fish. For over 400 years the salt cod ...
August 22, 2019
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Music
James Hurley is a classical pianist with a passion for improvisation. While doing his undergraduate degree in piano performance at Memorial School of Music (St. John's, Newfoundland), his paths crossed with percussionist John Wyre, who opened up the world of sound and free music playing ...
August 22, 2019
10:00AM - 5:00PM
Drop by for a fun drawing exercise. Make a postcard and mail it to your family and friends! Blind contour is a fast and fun drawing exercise that is used widely by artists to help them 'see'. No experience necessary.
August 22, 2019
2:00PM - 3:00PM
This summer we will reach into our vaults and put the spotlight on something from our collection that has a unique story we'd like to share with you. Join our collections staff every Thursday for a peek at intriguing items from The Rooms collection begging for ...
August 23, 2019
10:00AM - 10:00PM
Drop by for a fun drawing exercise. Make a postcard and mail it to your family and friends! Blind contour is a fast and fun drawing exercise that is used widely by artists to help them 'see'. No experience necessary.
August 23, 2019
3:00PM - 3:45PM
Tour
This tour will take you across land and sea, and through time to meet the peoples who made Newfoundland and Labrador their home for the past 9,000 years. We will explore the complex and close connections between people, place and their environment.
August 23, 2019
12:00PM - 12:00PM
We love our food and we want to share it with you. Taste a Jam Jam, have a 'kiss', down a mussel, or brave bologna. Look for our volunteers handing out these traditional treats (while supplies last).
August 23, 2019
10:00AM - 10:00PM
Join us for daily showings of the films katatjanik utippalianinga (The Return of Throat Singing), Handcrafted Hopedale, and Home: Stories of Newcomers to Newfoundland and Labrador. Now playing on loop in our theatre. katajanik utippalianinga (The Return of Throat Singing): This film explores ...
August 23, 2019
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Art
Drop by The Rooms to meet local artists, have an up-close look at the work they are doing, or ask a question about their professional practice.
August 23, 2019
11:00AM - 11:20AM
Tour
The site we're standing on has been occupied since 1778 when the British built Fort Townshend to secure St. John's harbour against their enemies. Learn about the military history of this site and find out how The Rooms came to be built here.
August 23, 2019
3:00PM - 3:00PM
We love our food and we want to share it with you. Taste a Jam Jam, have a 'kiss', down a mussel, or brave bologna. Look for our volunteers handing out these traditional treats (while supplies last).
August 23, 2019
10:00AM - 10:00PM
Experience what makes the people and this place so unique. MUSIC: When we are not talking, we are singing. And dancing. And having a time. Learn why music runs in our veins and try out an instrument or two yourself. Have you ever played ...
August 23, 2019
7:30PM - 9:00PM
Music
Join our special guest host, Ronnie Power for a Rooms Friday Night Jam Session. Bring along your instrument to join in for some fun, or sit back and tap your feet to some great traditional tunes. Please Note: This is not an instructional program. ...