Museums & Historic Places

Them Days

3 Court Manche Street
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
Tel: 709-896-8531
E-mail: [email protected]

Them Days is dedicated to keeping the history of Labrador alive by documenting and preserving the oral, visual, and written history of Labrador.

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Labrador Interpretation Centre

2 Portages Road
North West River, NL
Tel: 709-497-8566

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The Labrador Interpretation Centre includes a variety of information on the peoples of Labrador – Innu, Inuit, Metis, and Settlers. Stop by to listen to voice recordings and view art and artifacts from the different cultures that make up Labrador’s Aboriginal history.

Labrador Heritage Museum

Labrador Heritage Society
North West River, NL
Tel: 709-497-8858

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The museum is operated by the Labrador Heritage Society with the purpose to collect, protect, and preserve the history and traditional culture of Labrador and its people.

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Commonwealth War Graves “Lest-We-Forget” Cemetery

Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
Tel: 709-798-6900, ext. 7093

The Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery is located approximately two kilometres past the Canadian Forces Base Arena. During the war, Goose Bay was the Area Headquarters of the Atlantic Command in Labrador, one of the great centres of world air transport. Airmen that were killed in this area during the Second World War are buried here.

Labrador Military Museum

5 Wing Goose Bay
Loring Drive, Building 295
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
Tel: 709-896-6900 ext: 2177

Traveling back to 1941, you will read stories of Canadian and US aircraft transiting during WWII to Europe, and also stories from the Cold War, as the Americans from the Strategic Air Command called this their home. This museum features stories of the Canadian, American, Dutch, German and British Air forces. Come and check out the museum and learn about 5 Wing Goose Bay history!

The Labrador Military Museum is located in Building 381, Banshee Road, in the upstairs of the CANEX store.
Open hours: M-F 0800 to 1700Hrs S-S 1200 -1700Hrs
Information: (709) 896-6900 ext. 7470
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Northern Lights Museum

170 Hamilton River Road
Northern Lights Building
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
Tel: 709-896-5939

The Northern Lights Museum includes a variety of artifacts such as uniforms, medals, weapons, and photographs from the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, World War II, and the Vietnam War.

Scenic Views

Pine Tree Line / Melville Air Station

Northern Radar Early Warning system offering a great view of Happy Valley – Goose Bay, Lake Melville, and Churchill River. Located at the back end of 5 Wing Goose Bay, Canadian Forces Base.

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Sunday Hill Lookout

Sunday Hill Road
North West River
Tel: 709-497-8848
E-mail: [email protected]

Spectacular view of the rapids and mouth of Grand Lake. The renowned Mokami Hill is also visible from here. Located in beautiful North West River.

Simeon Falls / Peace Rock

Skiing

Birch Brook Nordic Ski Club

Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
E-mail: [email protected]

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The Birch Brook Nordic Ski Club is a non-profit recreational and environmental education facility located near Happy Valley-Goose Bay in Central Labrador that has been operated by community volunteers for nearly two decades. The beautiful trail system can be used year-round for skiing or hiking.

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Parks

Lester Burry Memorial Park

North West River
Tel: 709-497-8282
E-mail: [email protected]

Lester Burry Memorial Park is a historical section of North West River’s waterfront area. The Labrador Heritage Society has developed this property as a community green space including the Trapper’s Monument, a large outdoor stage for community events, boat launch, and scenic boardwalk.

Kinsmen Park

Hamilton River Road
Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Tel: 709-896-8506

Kinsmen Park is a municipal park located across from the Town Hall. The park includes an outdoor stage, washrooms, canteen, playground equipment, and large green space. The park is available for private rental and is utilized for a variety of community events.

Grand Lake Provincial Park Reserve

North West River
Tel: 709-896-3489

This park reserve includes a portion of forested area between North West River and Happy Valley-Goose Bay in Central Labrador.

Golf Courses

Amaruk Golf and Sports Club

327 Hamilton River Road
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
Tel: 709-896-2112
E-mail: [email protected]

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The Amaruk Golf and Sports Club is a beautiful 9-hole public facility located on Hamilton River Road in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. The golf club is available for private rental and is utilized often to a variety of events throughout the year.