Visitors' Centre Newfoundland Memorial Park
The Visitors' Centre was opened on 1st July 2001. The displays within the Centre focus on the historical and social situation of Newfoundland at the start of the 20th century. It covers the history of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment from when it was formed in 1914 to the end of the First World War. There is a Memorial Room in the Centre with a copy of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. A number of personalities who served with the Regiment are portrayed along with other memorabilia and short video clips.
Free guided tours around the memorial park are provided by Canadian students trained and sponsored by Veteran Affairs Canada.
Access to the Newfoundland Memorial Park is free and the park is open at all hours.
Restricted opening hours apply only to the Visitor Centre as follows:
- Open 28 January to 5 December 2014: *Monday 10.00 - 17.00 hours; Tuesday - Sunday 09.00 - 17.00 hours. (*On Mondays guided tours are not available)
- 6 December 2014 to 26 January 2015: reduced hours of operation. Call or email for information.
For information or reservations for guided tours contact:
Telephone: +33 (0)3 22 76 70 86
Address: Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, Rue de l'Église (route D73), 80300 Beaumont-Hamel, France
Queries & Information Contact
For queries regarding opening hours or for any questions about the visitor information at the site, you can contact Veteran Affairs Canada on the following web page:
Website: www.veterans.gc.ca Beaumont Hamel