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Gros Morne Wildlife Museum

76 Main St N, Rocky Harbour, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 4N0, Canada
+1 709-458-3396
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Worth the visit

Museum explains immediately how they acquired the animals in the exhibit, so anyone who is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Glenda H
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Winnipeg, Canada
via mobile
A Little Surprise

While waiting for the dryer cycle to complete at the local laundromat next door, we wandered into... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Doug J
,
Brampton, Canada
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Get a close-up view of Newfoundland's Wildlife! Museum includes life-size animals in realistic scenes: Moose, Polar Bear, Puffins, Caribou, Lynx, Coyote, Fox, Black Bears, Fish, Birds, and many more! Boutique includes antler carvings, taxidermy items, fur and seal-skin products, fishing and camping supplies, and much more!
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“gift shop” (9 reviews)
“life size” (2 reviews)
“taxidermy” (6 reviews)
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76 Main St N, Rocky Harbour, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 4N0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Museum explains immediately how they acquired the animals in the exhibit, so anyone who is concerned about that, don't worry. Interesting panoramas of wildlife in the park. Plus a "treasure hunt" to keep kids interested. Offers tactile experience also

Thank Glenda H
Reviewed 5 days ago

While waiting for the dryer cycle to complete at the local laundromat next door, we wandered into this little establishment and spent a pleasant, informative, half hour. Animals ranging from moose and caribou to mink and otter, fish, and birds, all excellent examples of the...More

Thank Doug J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Here you will see wildlife in a natural setting. Seniors rates are available. They make it fun by having a scavenger hunt with a reward draw of $500 to spend in their large gift shop.

Thank helenator18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn't expecting much, but this little museum was quite interesting and well done. The exhibits were done by a taxidermist but he put a lot of work into it and the little scenes are as good as I've seen in big museums. There was...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I consider myself an avid outdoorsman so this place lured me as soon as I saw it. It is a nice place to visit. The taxidermy is well done for the vast majority, The dioramas were very well done. The place does boast that all...More

Thank Denny G
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This was a beautiful and informative museum for the area. We especially enjoyed the 'Norman Rockwell' like sculptures that were exhibited to demonstrate some of the scientists that work in such an area, such as, geologists, zoologist, etc.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This collection has been lovingly and painstakingly put together over 5 years. Not only do you get to see a great selection of Animals it is a chance to learn about the skilled art of Taxidermy. None of the animals were killed just to be...More

Thank NewplacesNewpeople
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

There were 12 of us and we all thought it was a lovely way to spend a few hours the owners had all the time in the world to speak to us and tell us how it all started for them and how they got...More

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The building in Rocky Harbor is fairly non descript but great exhibits lay within. I think that the thing that made this museum tour so interesting was that our group was given a personal tour by the owner. She was charming and told the stories...More

Thank 476Nancy
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Great place to go to, you need to visit more than once to actually appreciate what is in front of you.

Thank Dadufault
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