Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife

Categories: History Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web
Discover the history and culture of the Northwest Territories at Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Established in 1979, the center archives and displays art, artifacts, and documents related to the heritage of these northern climes. Learn about the history of Yellowknife and the First Nation people of the area, view interesting exhibits about local animals and geography, and view art pieces by famous local artists. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre by using our Yellowknife travel itinerary planner.
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  • 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 Yellowkni...  read more »
  • 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 fro...  read more »
  • 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 fou...  read more »
  • Small but very well done and professional. I learned a lot about the art, culture, wildlife, and histories of the northern territories and its people. I highly recommend this museum.
  • Very interesting exhibits and didn't take all day to go through. And it's free! Would definitely check it out if it's your first time to Yellowknife
  • Nice staff and nice place. Exhibits are a bit boring and political.
  • Nice museum for visitors to learn a little bit about the local culture, though its small size means you probably won't be spending more than an hour or two at most here.
  • Free ! Beautiful building with lots of interactive displays .
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