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This was a great museum to spend a couple of hours. It was 60kr however it also included entrance to the art museum. It was really interesting to see, especially after visiting the national museum and archives in Nuuk. There was also some outdoor exhibitions...More
This museum is housed in the former family home of Arctic explorer par excellence Knud Admussen, whose mapping and explorations of the northern regions helped pave the way for other Arctic explorers. But in addition to the gallery dedicated to him, are other galleries on...More
Set in Knud Rasmussen’s birth house, the Ilulissat Museum is a small, somewhat cramped building, but is packed with interesting information about the scientist/explorer, life in the town as it developed, and also broader information about the Inuit and other settlers in Greenland.
Nice museum (ticket combined with art museum) in old house which by itself is worth the visit. close to city center and to the nice old church. Very detailed and complete historical information that help understand the evolution of the city ovr time
Well worth the time to learn about the areas history and evolution. We weren’t aware of how much of a role climate change in the last 150 years has played a part in the development of the city. This was one of the first places...More
This museum gives you a nice insight in Greenlands impressive history. The museum is filled with historical prints and relics from the time of exploration and big winter expeditions. A must see when you're in the area!
Worth a visit while you're in Ilulissat. It gives a good idea of the XIX century Arctic exporers, especially Knud Rasmussen, and history of the city and surroundings.
Many information are in Greenlandic/Danish only (e.g. documentaries on screens) so it was quite disappointing to be...More
The museum is not big, and it is a bit expensive (although everything in Greenland is expensive). However, there is a lot there, and some really interesting material about the history of Greenland. Worth spending an hour there.