Western Region

Dr. Henry N. Payne Community Museum & Craft Shop

Cow Head

Jun 1 - Oct 15

The longest-running Museum on the West Coast of Newfoundland we are located in the picturesque town of Cow Head, nestled in the heart of the mesmerizing National Park. Our museum exhibits an intriguing col­lection of artifacts & stories including outport women & axe used in the double axe murder of 1809. During a guided tour on the Cow Head Peninsula, immerse yourself in the coastal vistas while you listen to our tales. We sell locally handcrafted items. Join us for a guided tour & local lore!

Locations & Dates

  • 143 Main Street, Cow Head
  • 49.9133, -57.7949
  • Jun 1 - Oct 15


$5, child (10 and under) free. Inquire about outdoor hikes. Extra fees for special events.

Electronic Payment Options
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  • 2 story heritage home
  • Internet/WIFI