Grenfell Historic Properties
St. Anthony, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Summer|| Daily (8am - 5pm)
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Phone||709.454.4010
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Special
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Posted: Feb 14, 2017 9:36 am NFLD time


Grenfell Interpretation Centre
Experience the spectacular legacy of Dr. Wilfred Grenfell, featuring many exhibits.
Grenfell House Museum
Explore the historic home of Dr. Grenfell & his family. A truly amazing journey into the past.
Grenfell Handicrafts Store
Browse an extensive selection
of handicrafts & souvenirs.
Many items locally produced.
Hike the Tea House Hill Trail
One of Dr. Grenfell's favourite activies. The trail offers you spectacular scenery & beauty.
Grenfell Park & Dock Facility
The dock services yachts and acts as a drop-off point for tourists. A great place to relax.
Sir Grenfell, Comic Book Hero
The harrowing tale of survival in 1908 northern Newfoundland translates into comic book form.

About Grenfell House Museum

The Grenfell House, Newfoundland home to Dr. Grenfell and his wife and three children - was built between 1909 and 1910. Based on a New England design, the architects were Ash & Sons of Carbonear, Newfoundland.

The house has seen many changes throughout it's history with rooms and chimneys being added and taken away. Originally, standing alone on the hill, the house became known as the 'castle' with flower beds and vegetable gardens. Now taken over by wildflowers and shaded by trees, it offers a quiet welcome to visitors from all over world.

After Grenfell's retirement to Vermont, the house became a residence for mission workers. In 1978, the Grenfell House and surrounding land were turned over to the newly formed Grenfell Historical Society.

Up to 1981, extensive restoration was made to the building before opened to the public as a small museum. Further restoration was made to the interior of the Grenfell House Museum between 1995-96.

In 1986, the Grenfell House was designated a Registered Heritage Structure by the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. [View details]




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