Central Region

Pilley's Island Heritage Museum

Pilley's Island

Mid Jun - Mid Sep

Pilley's Island is a small town with a big history. The mining of pyrite began at Pilley's Island in 1887. By 1899 Pilley's Island could boast of having a courthouse for the area, six merchant establishments and a hotel serving not only the town's population of 700 people, but much of the Western Notre Dame Bay. A collection of artifacts displayed in the old United Church School and 124-year-old Methodist Church.

Locations & Dates

  • 21 Harbour View Road, Pilley's Island
  • 49.5058, -55.725
  • Mid Jun - Mid Sep


Adult $2, youth $1, child (under 12) free.