The Rooms 

Address: 9 Bonaventure Avenue, PO Box 1800, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5P9 

Tel: (709) 757-8000
Fax: (709) 757-8017
Instagram: @therooms_nl 
Twitter: @therooms_nl
Facebook: @TheRoomsNL


As Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest public cultural space, The Rooms seeks to unite Newfoundland’s history, heritage and artistic expression through featuring the Provincial Archives, Art Gallery and Museum. A place for people, The Rooms is a portal to the many stories our province has to tell. 

Target Population:


Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:

  • Showcasing the artifacts, natural history, archival records and visual art of the province and its people 
    • Exhibits: click here to view current, past, virtual exhibits
    • Events: click here to view current and upcoming events
  • Collections & Research: The rooms collects and preserves objects, artworks and archival materials relevant to the past, present and future of Newfoundland and Labrador. Interested in making a donation to the History Collection of The Rooms? Read our FAQs.
  • The Rooms cafe: emphasis is on Newfoundland and Labrador’s food heritage offering a range of food options from desserts, coffees, wine and much more. Please click here to view the hours of operation.
  • Public programming includes: Coffee and Culture, Engaging Evenings, Family Fun, Educational workshops and other special events.
  • Summer camp: Join us for exploration, creative fun activities.
    • Camps are suited for children going into grade 1 – grade 8 in September 2023
    • Camp session runs from Mon-Fri 9am-4pm
  • Programming for school and youth includes: school programs, edu-kits, art workshops for youth, youth group programs, Chevron Open Minds, and virtual exhibits.
  • Programming for Artists includes: the Art in the Park – Artist in Residence (AIR) Program; the Elbow Room Artist in Residence Program; the Provincial Art Bank Program; and information on Exhibition Protocol for artists submitting proposals. 
  • Membership
    • You can join online today or for more information on how to become a member email us at
    • Free Admission to The Rooms on the first Wednesday evening of every month, from 6-9 pm. 
    • Free Admission all day on Fridays for post-secondary students with a valid student ID. 

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