Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife

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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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  • The Heritage Centre is right in downtown Yellowknife (New Town) next to Frame Lake. Note that the Tourist Information Office is now located inside this Centre - the Northern Frontier Visitor's Centre ...  more »
  • This museum is quite large so you will want to allow a minimum of 2 hours to go through. We split the visit into 2. There are lots of displays about the history of some of the aboriginal people of the...  more »
  • I went here twice during my visit to Yellowknife. The first time, I viewed the exhibits myself and really enjoyed learning about the North. A venue like this in Toronto would set you back quite a few ...  more »
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  • Great place to go if you are visiting Yellowknife! The staff are super helpful, and the exhibits are well done. They also have a tourist information booth where you can get a free Yellowknife pin.
  • 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.

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