Dr. Henry N. Payne Community Museum & Craft Shop

Cow Head

Hear tales of Virtue and Villainy! Longest running museum on the west coast of Newfoundland. The Museum exhibits a collection of artifacts dating back to the early 19th century. View archaeological artifacts, a 700 year old walrus skull and the axe from the Axe Murder of 1809. Hear about the role of women and see our hooked mats Craft Shop on site. Take in guided tours of Cow Head Summer side and Lighthouse Trail. Craft Fair held in Oct. American Tour Bus Assoc, place to see in Gross Morne.

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Within Gros Morne Natiional Park, museum, craft store, veterans memorial park, (no charge if visiting craft shop only), restroom, guided tours of "Cow Head Summerside", close proximity to Shallow Bay Beach, Gros Morne Theatre Festival and Botonical Garden.

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$5, 12 and under free

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143 Main Street , Cow Head
49.9134, -57.7947 (Download GPX)
Jun 15 - Sep 30
+1 (709) 243 2023
+1 (709) 243 2023

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