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    Admiralty House Museum

    Admiralty House was built in 1915 by the British Admiralty to monitor icebergs, ships at sea and provide weather forecasts to mariners. The sinking of the Titanic and the First World War prompted the development of a grid of wireless communications stations around the Atlantic,...

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    Wooden Boat Museum

    Come visit the Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador – a place where the history and traditions of wooden boat building come to life! We are located on the Avalon Peninsula, in Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador.
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    Cupids Legacy Centre

    The Cupids Legacy Centre stores the extensive artifact collection discovered at the Cupids Cove Plantation site, and houses its field laboratory. The site, now a Provincial Historic Site, is one of the most significant archaeological digs in North America.  
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    James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum

    Apothecary Hall housed the Peter O'Mara Drug Store from 1922 to 1986. It was one of the last surviving old drug stores to operate in Newfoundland and the second home for Peter O'Mara's business, which had operated out of 484-486 Water Street as The West End Drug Store from 1899.. 
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    Labrador Interpretation Centre

    The Labrador Institute of Memorial University was established by the University to stimulate, coordinate, and support major University projects and programs designed to promote the well-being of the people of Labrador and to expand the Labrador knowledge base.

Upcoming MANL Workshops

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Date: June 6-7, 2017; 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: MANL Office; 200 Military Road. St. John's, NL.

Go to Professional Development for more details.


Date: June 8-9, 2017; 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: MANL Office; 200 Military Road. St. John's, NL.

Go to Professional Development for more details.


Date: September 13-14, 2017; 9:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.
Location: St. John's, NL; Venue to be determined.

Go to Professional Development for more details.


Winter 2017 Newsletter

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Get the latest details on upcoming MANL Workshops, read up about our successful AGM & Conference, "Funding Our Future: Preserving Our Past", hosted this past October, our "Featured Museum" and much much more!

Click here to read our Newsletter!


New Workshops: December 2016

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Developing Temporary Exhibits for Milestones and Anniversaries:  Creating Temporary Exhibits from Collections of First and Second World War Artifacts and Confederation

Date: December 12 to 13, 2016; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Location: MANL Office, 200 Military Road, St. John's, NL

Temporary exhibitions provide are an important part of museum activities. Special events, milestones and anniversaries create temporary exhibition opportunities for museums and their collections. The museum's exhibits provide an important link between the community and its heritage. In the planning and presentation of temporary exhibitions, the museum will strive for accuracy of information, relevance to the community, effective communication, opportunities for learning, and the safe display of artifacts.

This session is intended for those who work in large and small community museums who will be work on exhibit projects. Participants will receive an overview of the processes involved in creating a quality temporary exhibition experience for visitors during 2016 milestone anniversaries. Topics that will be explored:

• temporary exhibit development
• use of electronics and new technologies in exhibits
• funding sources for exhibits
• developing exhibits in house

Instructor: Jane Severs, Interpretative Planner
Enrolment Limits: Maximum of 20
Registration fees: $130 for MANL members, $155 for non-members
Registration Deadline: December 5, 2016

This workshop is one of the core courses for the new Museum Studies Certificate Program. For more information about this program, please contact Sarah Wade, Professional Development Coordinator via email at swade@nf.aibn.com or at (709) 722 9034.

Cancellations received less than 5 days in advance are not eligible for refunds. Participants who do not attend remain responsible for full payment.

Thanks to Canadian Heritage Museum Assistance Program and the Department of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development for supporting the efforts of the Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.