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Rare opportunity

Like most reviewers, we were here on a cruise. The museum is interesting in parts and is much more... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Wonderful Museum of arctic life

Visiting this museum is one of the best value activities you will find anywhere in the world for... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Old Harbour, Nanortalik, Greenland
+299 61 34 06
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Like most reviewers, we were here on a cruise. The museum is interesting in parts and is much more extensive than we expected. Nanortalik seemed overwhelmed by our visit, even though we are on a ‘small’ ship, and we suspect many were hiding in their...More

Thank fmck49
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Visiting this museum is one of the best value activities you will find anywhere in the world for $5. Each building has an interesting story to tell and inside each building are more fascinating stories. For example, I learned that when food got scarce, the...More

Thank Survey54
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This little town has an outdoor museum to be proud of. The $5 entry fee is very good value. They have endeavoured to cover all areas of their history with many buildings housing different aspects. Be sure to have lots of time to read all...More

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 10 September 2018

First of all how many people visit Nanortalik? You're among the few. The open air museum is quite interesting to give you a better perspective on how folks have lived in the far north. We quite enjoyed it. At the church locals put on a...More

Thank Michael P
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

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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
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Stephen W
26 May 2016|
Response from Kate S |
It's a short walk.
Stephen W
25 May 2016|
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It's a short walk.