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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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  • This museum gives one a glimpse at eskimo culture and history in the north. Countless cultural exhibits and artifacts off the landscape including taxidermied wildlife including polar bear, wolf, walru...  more »
  • A really interesting museum packed with artefacts setting out the history and culture of the indigenous people. Very knowledgeable staff and a great shop!  more »
  • Churchill is a very small town, so it was an unexpected pleasure to find a museum with such a nice collection of historic artifacts (courtesy of a priest who donated his collection). I appreciated the...  more »
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  • Great place to spend a morning or afternoon. A fantastic display of Inuit art. Buy your postcards here.
  • 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
  • Great little museum, don't miss
  • Best 1 room museum I have ever been to.