Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife

(4.7/5 based on 300+ 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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TripAdvisor
  • Had lunch. Nice place for lunch and a visit. Beautiful building. Worth a visit. Lots of information, displays, artifacts. 
  • Very nice small size museum with very good quality exhibits. We spent 2 hours here self learning about the native and their culture as well as the animals they hunts. 
  • It's a small place compared to big city museums but it still contained lots of information about Yellowknife & life up north. Worth a visit while I'm town! 
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  • Extremely neat and well organized museum. It will introduct you into the history and the reality of this rugged country, moulded by the original people and Europeans.
  • Could learn more about nature and culture of yellowknife. The experience zone for children was also great. Worthy place to donate!
  • 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.