Located at the northern tip of Gros Morne National Park, Cow Head is home of the longest running museum on the west coast of Newfoundland. The museum exhibits an intriguing col-lection of artifacts including an axe used in the double axe murder of 1809, a 700 year old walrus skull and stone tools used by aboriginal hunters over 4000 years ago. Exhibits also feature locally made functional and decorative items such as hooked mats. Learn about the role of women, Mr.Payne and our local history.

Come join us and view our many Domestic artifacts, depicting early life in a small fishing outport.

Read all about the Axe Murders of 1809; see a 700 year old walrus skull and thousands of year old archaeological artifacts.

Let us take you back in time!

An array of local handcrafted items: hand-knit sweaters, socks, mittens and hats, pottery, local jams and T-shirts can be purchased in our shop.


Hear Tales Of Virtue & Villainy


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Admission fee:

Adults - $3.00
Children under 12 - free

Visits may be arranged in off season.

Managed by:
Conservation and Heritage Committee Inc.
Cow Head, NF   A0K 2A0
Telephone 709 243-2023

Contact person: Glenda Reid Bavis
Telephone 709 243-2466

While in Cow Head ,
make sure you visit the
Gros Morne Theatre Festival



American Tour Bus Association:
"One of the places to see in Gros Morne"