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Eskimo Museum, Churchill

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History Museum Museum
Delve into the history of some of Churchill's first inhabitants at Eskimo Museum. As far back as 4,000 years, the territory served as a seasonal hunting grounds for Pre-Dorset, Dorset, and Inuit cultures. The modest museum, built in 1944, offers a comprehensive collection of artifacts, including genuine carvings, hunting tools, and Inuit kayaks. Weave your way through the stories and folklore that make up the rich cultural heritage of these indigenous peoples. Knowledgeable staff on hand can enhance your experience. Don't miss the museum's renowned gift shop, selling some of the area's best Inuit art, books, and local crafts. With our world travel planner, Churchill attractions like Eskimo Museum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • If you are in Churchill this is a MUST VISIT museum as it is full of so much interesting historical culture and art! Also makes a great place to buy souvenirs for kids as they have story books from lo...  more »
  • good example of local culture and artists. good assortment of books about the area to purchase for adults and children  more »
  • We spent about 30 minutes here and it was enjoyable. Lots of items to view and it was a nice group running the place.  more »
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  • Great place to spend a morning or afternoon. A fantastic display of Inuit art. Buy your postcards here.
  • Wonderful to learn about the history and culture of Churchill!
  • Never been to a 1 room museum. But must say it was really full of content for viewing and learning.
  • excellent display of First Nations artifacts including exquisitly carved works of arts
  • Best 1 room museum I have ever been to.

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