Tourism Region: Central Newfoundland
A community museum housed in the former Arm Lads Brigade Armoury with artifacts form the Arm Lads Brigade, fishing, domestic and industrial articles circa 1900.Also Mounted Polar Bear Exhibit.
About the Collections
Carpentry and coopering
Local transportation, documents, photographs
Approximate number of objects in the collections: 800
Letters, photographs and records from the Arm Lads Brigade and commercial establishments. Letters and cards from local citizens.
Films and Videos •
Prints, glassware, dishes, personal articles. clothing.
Metalwork, Silverwork or Goldwork •
Other Period: Nf before confederation with Canada
Fishing, local industry and domestic artifacts.
Clocks or Time-Keeping Devices
Costumes and Accessories
Furniture or Furnishings
Household Objects or Domestic Technology
Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints
Marine History and Technology
Military History and Technology
: Non-motorized ground
Plants and Animals (Biological Collections)
Zoology : Mammals (Mammalia)
Services & Activities
Interpretation of artifacts
Local tourist sites and facilities
Original documents of the Arm Lads Brigade, letters, rifles, uniforms, musical instruments, drill instruction manuals and photographs.
Archival Records •
Conservation or Restoration •
Genealogical Research •
Other: Computeer facilities
Museum open to school groups for educational field trips.
Other: Lectures by local historians and volunteers.
Picnic/rest area on the grounds
Films and Videos
Accessible by Public Transportation
Information Centre or Desk
Meeting Room Rental
Special Needs Facilities
: Wheelchair access
Other: Inclement weather Inside viewing window and binoculars.
Other Guided Tours: Local fishing boat tours to school groups in the area
Volunteer Services Available •
Volunteer Training Offered
Number of Volunteers: 18
Activities: responsible for maintenance of museum & artifacts supervise workers during tourist season (periodically) act as museum attendants/tour guides on occasions fund raising/revenue generating activities meet regurlarly to discuss matters relevant to the museum.
Membership Committee formed and interested individuals may now become members of the Durrell Museum .
Picnic tables ooooprovided outside for public use.
Publications and Products
Brochure with information on Durrell Museum history, hours of operation, directions.
Museum Guide •
T-Shirts or Sweatshirts or Caps •
Other: Local and provincial tourist information and maps.
PO Box 83 17 Museum Rd.
Durrell, Newfoundland and Labrador
Hours of Operation
Guided tours June through september.
Open: Open daily 9am - 6 P.M. pm June through Sept.
Open all holidays
Season Pass for requent users @ $3.00 per pass