Dr. Henry N. Payne Community Museum & Craft Shop

Cow Head

Cow Head is home to the longest-running museum on the West Coast of NL. Discover an intriguing collection of artifacts and stories, including 4,000-year old tools used by indigenous hunters, a 700-year-old walrus skull, a 200-year old murder weapon from the Axe Murder, and hooked mats. Listen to our tales of Virtue and Villainy. During a guided tour on the Cow Head Peninsula, immerse yourself in the coastal vistas while you listen to our tales. Shop for local handmade craft in our craft store.

Contact Information

Locations & Dates

  • 143 Main Street, Cow Head
  • 49.9133, -57.7949
  • Jun 1 - Oct 01



  • $5, child (10 and under) free. Inquire about outdoor hikes. Extra fees for special events.
  • Payment Options
    • Email Money Transfer
    • Interac/Debit
    • MasterCard
    • Visa


  • Internet/WIFI