The Rooms, St. John's

4.6
Upgrade your understanding of Newfoundland at The Rooms, a hub for the art and culture of the region. Enjoy the provincial art gallery, the leading gallery in the region and one dedicated to developing and exhibiting contemporary art from around the world, with a special focus on artists working in the province. Inspect the artifacts and exhibits in the museum part of the facility, where you will learn about the natural and cultural history of the area, including that of the indigenous peoples who lived here. Afterwards, be sure to stop for a snack in the cafe, which affords memorable views out across the bay. Using our international travel planner, St. John's attractions like The Rooms can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I was so impressed with the building and the views. The art work etc was entertainment but the best part was the rooms restaurant. We had brunch and you could not go wrong with any choice on the menu....  more »
  • The rooms has an amazing history display and always a special display centering around certain towns of Newfoundland and Labrador. They have exhibits there that changed monthly from all over the world...  more »
  • Be prepared to spend a couple of hours to take in all the Room's has to offer, have lunch at it's terrific open plan restaurant with a view of St. John's and Signal Hill. The room's offers art, sculpt...  more »
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  • The Rooms is a fantastic museum - very interesting spot with lots for both children and adults. They have featured exhibits (the schedule is available online) and activities for children. The price is a little steep but it's worth the price if you enjoy history. The building is large, clean and bright with large windows that host beautiful views. There's a small cafe on site, as well as a gift shop, and the parking lot is paid parking, with credit available on exit or a pay station inside. It's a great place to spend a few hours!
  • Greta place to go for an evening or a day. I'd recommend planning a day trip as there's so much to see and do. They have free admission on the first Wednesday of every month which is a good opportunity to check it out.
  • The lady at admissions was super friendly. My young boys had a great time exploring the animal area and asked lots of questions about everything else. We will definitely be going back.
  • Really great place for people of all ages. My son attends the play group on Tuesdays in the spring and loves it!
  • We didn't have time to view all displays however great value for admission price. We visited on our way to airport and they were so kind to lock our luggage behind counter while we visited! Thanks. Great views of Harbour from top floor. Also interesting to have art gallery and museum in one place. Would definitely like to return.
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