Labrador Heritage Society

Tourism Region: Labrador

The Labrador Heritage Society is an incorporated body. It was established in 1976 as a non profit volunteer organization. It presently owns, maintains, and runs three sites in North West River. The Labrador Heritage Museum, the Lester Burry Memorial Park and Sunday Hill Park. It also has two branches, the Height of Land branch in Labrador West and the Big Hill branch in Churchill falls. The mandate of the LHS is to collect, protect, preserve and promote the history and traditional culture of Labrador and its People. We have a membership with regular members and associate members.



Portage Road
North West River, Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador

Telephone: 709-497-8858
Fax: 709-497-8856

Mailing Address: 
Labrador Heritage Society
P.O. Box 99, North West River, Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Hours of Operation

Operations: By Appointment • Seasonal

All sites are open from June to September.
The Museum offers guided tours.

Open: The Museum is open from 9:00am -5:00pm daily from June to September. In May and October it is open on weekends and by appointment for the rest of the year.For appointment the number to call is 709 497 8566.

None during the summer.

Administration fees

Admission: Charged
$2 admission fee
$1 for students and Seniors
No fee required for any school groups
No admission for members of the Labrador Heritage Society

Discounts: Seniors

About Collections

Labrador collection

Approximate number of objects in the collections: 1000


Films and Videos • Photographs • Sound Recordings • Textual Records

Human History

Household Objects or Domestic Technology • Medical History and Technology • Weapons

Services & Activities

Research Services

Archival Records • Information Centre • Library

Visitor Services

At the museum we sell post cards, postal stamps and have a mail box, so that the visitor can mail their cards from the museum. The post cards are of the museum and the community.

Guided Tours : English • Gift shop • Special Needs Facilities : Parking : Signs : Washrooms : Wheelchair access • Washrooms • Parking Facilities : Free

Food Services

During the summer we offer coffee/tes and traditional muffins, tarts etc.

Other Services

At the museum we aseel postal stamps, post cards and have a mail box. We are a registered stamp agent.