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Greenland is a very different experience!

We visited Nanortalik on a cruise. It is a small isolated town! The Open Air Museum is probably the... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Christchurch, New Zealand
Not to be missed

There is not much to see in Nanortalik but this is a place not to be missed. It is actually almost... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Glen Arm, Maryland
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We visited Nanortalik on a cruise. It is a small isolated town! The Open Air Museum is probably the major attraction, but we also enjoyed just wandering around the town. There is a church, but it was closed when we were there. Across the other...More

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 17 October 2017

There is not much to see in Nanortalik but this is a place not to be missed. It is actually almost the only place. The museum is not a single building but many buildings almost a village. For sure if you are here you are...More

1  Thank Tim479
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is a wonderful museum and a great way to see the history of Greenland. The museum is a large area of the town that you walk around and tour the various buildings that were in use back in the 30's. The artifacts from the...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The museum's buildings are in the condition they were when actively used. They have artifacts, diagrams and photos from earlier eras. You are left with a sense of how the people worked and lived in historical times.

Thank Explorer100
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We much enjoyed the open air museum in Nanortalik. It was our first encounter with Greenland. Entrance is Euro 5 per person. Cash only. Visitors get a plastic bracelet in lieu of entrance ticket. The museum (consisting of several buildings) provides a good overview of...More

Thank Tanja S
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a cruise (probably the only realistic way for most to get there). Nice village- colourful and pretty. Museum Is a good spot, but I did like the old church more and the icebergs in the port area were a highlight. I just...More

Thank Dale F
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This museum consists of about 10 building with exhibits. Admission is minimal and you get a good feel for what this town is all about.

1  Thank Chris R
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We had a stop here on our cruise and this is such a beautiful quaint little town you will just not stop taking pictures of all the lovely houses in a scenic spot. The museums are in different houses with different show pieces in each...More

Thank malnit56
Reviewed 25 January 2017

A lot of Information about the former local life. History and traditions are presented. Clothes and hunting gear. Influence of Germans and Danish and Americans is shown. Stones and rocks.

Thank Kathrin S
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We intended visiting the open air museum in Nanortalik but only made it as far as the lovely little church where a choir sang some beautiful songs, mostly in Greenlandic. Do yourself a favour and visit the church if it is open, as there is...More

Thank CaseyandSue
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