Signal Hill Heritage Shop Opens for Season
The Signal Hill Heritage Shop, located on the first floor of Cabot Tower has opened for the 2016 season as of April 1st. Operating hours will be 10:00am to 5:30pm 7 days a week. Extended hours are slated to begin on the Victoria Day weekend. The Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (HSA) has operated a gift shop inside of Cabot Tower since 1981, providing tourists and residents with souvenirs, collectibles, local art, crafts, books and more.
The Signal Hill Heritage Shop is one of nine Heritage Shops operated across the province by the Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (HSA). The HSA is a non-profit committed to the presentation of Newfoundland and Labrador’s unique culture and heritage. Some of the organization’s projects include: the Manning Awards, the Heritage Fairs, and the Dr. Paul O’Neill Scholarship. Through a close partner with Parks Canada, HSA has made lasting contributions to our province’s National Historic Sites.
HSA's contributions to the Signal Hill National Historic Site of Canada include: $43,000 towards uniforms for the Signal Hill Tattoo along with annual funding of $22,000, $300,000 towards the exhibitions inside the visitor’s centre, $270,000 towards the refurbishment of the interior of Cabot Tower and $350,000 towards the reconstruction of the Queens Battery barracks. To learn more about the work of the HSA at Signal Hill, please click here.