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Gros Morne National Park

Discovery Centre

The Discovery Centre
Visit the Gros Morne Discovery Centre in Woody Point for a closer look at the forces of nature that have shaped the land and the people of this place. Interactive exhibits help you explore the park’s geology, plant and animal life, marine story and human history. Watch the park film, visit the Art Gallery, and pick up a souvenir from the Tuckamore Shoppe.

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Discovery Centre - Open Daily (9:00 - 5:00), June 17 to September 7 (9:00 - 6:00)
Discover the inside workings of the earth and learn about the plants, animals and cultural history of Gros Morne. Exhibits, art gallery, daily activities and more!

Discovery Activities - Tuesday and Thursday (2:00)
These short, hands-on activities for all ages amuse and challenge as they reveal the stories of Gros Morne National Park. Parks Canada guides will open your eyes to some exciting discoveries to be made in the national park.

Art Gallery
This year, the Discovery Centre Art Gallery is hosting the exhibit Boundary|Time|Surface by former Artist in Residence, Sydney Lancaster. Inspired by the Green Point geological site, the artist working with geologist John Waldron has created a body of work “which explores human efforts to understand and divide up geologic time. This exhibition conveys an appreciation of the scale of human experience in relation to the vast extent of time and space represented in Gros Morne National Park.”

Artist in Residence Program
Artists spend three to six weeks in Gros Morne National Park, exploring, photographing, sketching and participating in the park’s interpretive program. By creating work from their experiences in the park, artists reveal meanings and relationships that complement the scientific and educational perspectives presented by park staff. While at the Gros Morne Discovery Centre check out the art gallery and ask park staff about upcoming public programs by the current Artist in Residence.
Artist in Residence Program schedule.