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
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Exhibits

Boarder X

Date: September 21, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Where: Level 4 Main Gallery

Events & Programs

September 23, 2019
11:00AM - 11:30AM
Tour
Please join us for a guided tour of the exhibition, Truth or Myth?. You'll learn about themes and events relating to the cultural identity of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians, illustrated through artworks from our permanent collection.
September 23, 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.
September 23, 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 ...
September 23, 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 ...
September 23, 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 ...
September 23, 2019
12:00PM - 1:00PM
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).
September 23, 2019
3:00PM - 4:00PM
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).
September 23, 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 ...
September 24, 2019
3:00PM - 4:00PM
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).
September 24, 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 ...
September 24, 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.
September 24, 2019
3:00PM - 4:00PM
The First World War had a profound impact on Newfoundland and Labrador. It involved thousands of our people in world-changing events overseas and dramatically altered life at home. Our "Great War" happened in the trenches and on the ocean, in the legislature and in the shops, ...
September 24, 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.
September 24, 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 ...
September 24, 2019
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Art
Barbara Pratt was born in St. John's, NL in 1963 and grew up in St. Mary's Bay. She attended Acadia University where she earned a BA in English. In 1986, she had her first solo exhibition at the Spurrell Gallery and then in 1987, another ...
September 24, 2019
12:00PM - 1:00PM
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).
September 25, 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 ...
September 25, 2019
12:00PM - 1:00PM
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).
September 25, 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.
September 25, 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.
September 25, 2019
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Sage Tyrtle presents an animated and dynamic mixture of true personal tales and extravagant fairy tales in two back to back performances: 'Zablotz: the bullies of Sage's childhood had no idea they were creating a small but determined superhero' and "Snow Queen in North Korea" - ...
September 25, 2019
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Tour
Please join us for a guided tour of the exhibition, Truth or Myth?. You'll learn about themes and events relating to the cultural identity of Newfoundlanders and Labradoreans, illustrated through artworks from our permanent collection.
September 25, 2019
3:00PM - 4:00PM
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).
September 25, 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 ...
September 25, 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 ...
September 25, 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 ...
September 25, 2019
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Workshop
Have you always wanted to learn how to play 120s but have never had the chance? Join our enthusiastic volunteer instructors as they share their love of this iconic card game. Spaces are limited and pre-registration is recommended for each session. To register, ...