Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife

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History Museum
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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TripAdvisor
  • Decent museum. For the area, this museum has definitely been creative in their settings of various situations that occurred within the north.  more »
  • This is a lovely museum. I was impressed. The displays are well thought out and relevant. The printed material was easy to read, which is great! No squinting, bending or trying to avoid glare! We also...  more »
  • We went and enjoyed the exhibits and entire building. Lots of information, presented interestingly and simply. Well done. The cafeteria food was delicious; kind staff, too.  more »
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  • This is a great centre, with wonderful exhibits. The food is also very good, but be prepared to wait, it is not very fast. Ordering in advance helps.
  • Definitely worth the stop if you're visiting Yellowknife. A great exhibition of art and culture of Northern Canada. Staff are eager to answer any questions.
  • Awesome displays when we went. Very clean. Friendly people.
  • Very nice staff and very clean. Great place to stay.
  • Great exhibitions! We've learnt a lot about northern communities.