Botwood Heritage Centre
Tourism Region: Exploits Valley
A two storey historic building housing ten major exhibits depicting the history of Botwood.
About the Collections
Ten major themes : Aviation, WWII, Hospital, Early history, Beothucks, Railway, AND Co., Ship Building, Communication - all pertaining to this town.
Approximate number of objects in the collections: 700 +
The Archive is housed in the Center as well as in the Town Hall; it consists of records that are conserved and managed to archival standards. It includes 9 meters of paper based materials and 1600 other items.
Prints and Drawings •
Films and Videos •
We have tried to cover as complete a history of our town as possible including the many facets of human interaction and causal events.
Exploration and Survey
Industrial Technology and History
Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints
Medical History and Technology
Military History and Technology
: Film History and Technology
Services & Activities
Tours, research, shopping
Volunteer Archivist available by appointment.
Archival Records •
School class tours
Other: We loan artifacts and archive material to schools for special occasions such as Rememberance Day
Access to our computer for email;
Tourism information of area.
Accessible by Public Transportation
Information Centre or Desk
Nature Trails, Walks or Gardens
Special Needs Facilities
: Wheelchair access
Volunteer Services Available •
Volunteer Training Offered
Number of Volunteers: 12
Activities: Executive Treasure - Guided Tours
Exhibit Development - Archive
Other: Coffee/tea in the main lobby.
Local Tourism Links
Publications and Products
Book - Botwood:History of a Seaport
Brochures - museum, tourism, etc.
Museum Guide •
Botwood, Newfoundland and Labrador
Hours of Operation
Tours, craft/shop, research information, and tourist information.
Open: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
October to May
Groups - $25 (to be changed); Seniors - free; Adults - $2; Children $1; Family season pass - $5; CMA & MANL - free.