Demasduit Regional Museum
At Home in Central Newfoundland
Discover the rich history of Central Newfoundland, from indigenous cultures thriving here 5,000 years ago to the great changes of 20th century industrial development. Exhibitions trace the story of resilient and resourceful early Indigenous Peoples of this land through the stone tools and other cultural objects they made. Exhibits also look at the history of the Beothuk, early European settlers, and the stories of a thriving, vibrant Mi’kmaq population in this area.
TEMPORARY EXHIBIT: A JOB TO SAY: NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR EXPRESSIONS
Nothing gives your identity away quicker than a turn of phrase—especially one greeted by a quizzical pause or a knowing nod. This province is famous for expressions that are puzzling to people “from away.” Many have roots in English and Irish homelands, others are tied to Newfoundland and Labrador ways of life. But it’s “a job to say” where all their origins lie. This light-hearted exhibition explores 14 of our favourites through artifacts and archival images and documents.
Hours of Operation
Open April 29, 2023 – October 1, 2023
Monday - Saturday: 9 am - 4:30 pm
Sundays & July 1 (Canada Day): 12 pm - 4:30 pm
$2.00 Group Rate
24 St. Catherine Street
Grand Falls-Windsor, NL
Demasduit Regional Museum
C/O Provincial Building
Grand Falls-Windsor, NL A2A 1W9
Practices and Policies
The use of scented products is to be avoided, in order to provide employees and visitors with a healthy and safe environment. The use of scented products has the potential to create an unsafe environment for our employees and visitors due to the associated serious health risks.
Brief cases, backpacks and oversized bags are not permitted. Please check with staff if you need clarification.
Eating & Drinking
Food and beverages are not permitted in exhibition spaces. This is enforced to protect our collections and items on display.
This is a smoke free building.
Admire – But Don’t Touch (in most cases)
Please do not touch the artifacts or artwork on display, except where clearly permitted.
Children are welcome. For their safety and to protect the items on display, we ask that children under 12 be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times.
Please refrain from shouting, running and rowdy behaviour that might interfere with other visitors’ experiences or result in injury.
In the event of an alarm, please prepare to exit, following any instructions provided by staff. If you require assistance, please ask the nearest staff person.