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Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

4750 48th Street, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2L9, Canada
+1 867-767-9347
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“museum cafe” (12 reviews)
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4750 48th Street, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2L9, Canada
+1 867-767-9347
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

The museum is relatively small but has exhibitions of the region and its inhabitants and explorers. Very nice. I very much enjoyed the exhibit about the Norther cultures and diverse adaptions to the different food sources - brilliant. Although the caribou seem to struggle for...More

Thank Wouldlovetravelmore
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Thus has an abundance of arts and culture. Very broad range of colonial history with mining. Wonderful representation of the Norths culture, people, plants and wildlife.

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 31 October 2016

It's awesome place to get some introduction about NWT. I like all the exhibits; the animals look real and the information is thorough. I highly recommend this place for family with children. The best thing is free admission.

Thank andryslb
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Didn't expect we could see so much at this museum. There are lots of interesting, informative display and exhibits depicting the history of the aboriginal and the Northern Territories. Can't ask for more from this free admission museum. Highly recommend to family with young children...More

1  Thank novemberpooh
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We recently held a reception at this venue, and it was beautiful. The staff were friendly, helpful, and receptive; the art displays were incredibly well set up and filled with emotion.

1  Thank eastcoast90
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This museum is a very well done tribute to life in Northern Canada. They have a wide range of displays featuring a number of different aspects of the history and development of the north and Yellowknife specifically. I was very pleased how they gave very...More

1  Thank Rousu
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The museum is free with some neat exhibits. I loved the native bead word on display. There are also some cool pieces from the history of air travel to the north. Worth the time and a nice reprieve from the cold.

1  Thank moniera
Reviewed 10 October 2016

A very fun and educational way to spend 2-3 hours. You learn a lot about the history of the place and some interesting artifacts. Being from the lower 48 US, it was interesting to see how humanity found ways to survive and thrive in one...More

1  Thank strmwd
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We toured this amazing facility while on our tour of Yellowknife this past August. It is amazing. Informative. Depicts a true picture of our north. A must see.

1  Thank Allan099
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

It's a very nice, well organized and informative museum. It covers local history, native culture. I learnt a lot

1  Thank Hua1234
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