Heritage Fair

Experience the museum first hand, browse the various exhibits and research at your own pace. 


* Receive a Heritage Fair kit with paid admission (includes coupons for the gift shop and vouchers for return visits)

* Watch our 6 historical videos in our theatre for topic inspiration 

* View exhibits on the trains and coastal boats and their role in

Newfoundland society and culture 

* Take pictures of our panels and artifacts to help develop your

project's visuals

* Check our Employee Database for information on relatives that

worked for the railway during your visit!


The Railway and Coastal Boat Services are two of the most important

developments in the history of Newfoundland and Labrador with lots

of great topics to explore, such as:

 * The St. John’s Dry Dock
 * The Labrador Run of the Coastal Service
 * Train service during the Wars
 * Coastal Boat or Railway Disasters

 * Different jobs associated with the Railway and

    Coastal Boat Service .... and much more!

Online Resources:

Virtual Museum of Canada

Maritime History Archive

NL Heritage Website



Winter Hours (October 1st - June 14th)

Open Wednesday - Sunday

(closed Mondays and Tuesdays)

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Summer Hours (June 15th - September 30th)

Open 7 Days a Week

10: 00 am - 5:00 pm

Find Us

495 Water Street

P.O. Box 6012

St. John's NL

A1C 5X8

Contact Us

T. (709) - 724- 5929

F. (709) - 724 - 5930

E. info@railwaycoastalmuseum.ca