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Donation FAQ


The Mission of The Royal Newfoundland Regiment Museum is to preserve and interpret the history of The Royal Newfoundland Regiment from 1795 to present day of all units considered to be part of the Regimental family including the 166th (Newfoundland) Field Regiment and the 59th (Newfoundland) Heavy Regiment, Royal Artillery of the Second World War through the active collection and exhibit of artifacts and educational outreach.


We are pleased to accept donations of artefacts which directly relate to the Regimental family from 1780 through to current day based on our current policy:

  • The Museum may acquire objects pertinent to the history of those units and soldiers that comprise the
  • Regimental Family by purchase, gift, bequest, exchange, or other appropriate means subject to restrictions

Outlined in this acquisition policy. Objects are held in perpetuity as long as:

  • They support the Museum mission statement
  • The Museum can provide proper care, conservation, storage, and security under conditions ensuring their preservation and availability, in keeping with professional standards.
  • The object does not represent an unacceptable hazard to personnel, or to the collection.
  • They retain their physical integrity, their identity, and their authenticity.
  • Objects must be adequately labeled and include complete collection data.
  • Objects shall be accepted only when the Museum Chair has determined to the best of his/her ability that they have been collected and received, exported/imported, in full compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Where ownership and provenance is clear as best as can be determined.