The Legislative Assembly Building, Yellowknife

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Explore the Northwest Territories' history by visiting The Legislative Assembly Building, the seat of the regional government. Located within the heart of these far-flung lands, the building first opened in 1993. The territories' style of government and policy-making differs from the rest of Canada, with distinct native and French-Canadian voices all working together. Take a guided tour to shine a light on how it all works before surveying the art and artifacts housed within the building. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to The Legislative Assembly Building and many more Yellowknife attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Yellowknife travel planning website .
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  • Free access to the building and friendly staff eager to let you know about history make the visit a wonderful experience  more »
  • We arrived and the tour had finished. So we have done alone, then the security guard Robert, gave us a private tour. WoW, we have learned a lot and enjoyed this visit. He explained everything paintings, the works of arts, the Assembly, the Council. This place really has a nice architecture, and c is free to visit. It's worth the trip.
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  • The rugs of the polar bear in the House? I went to see the House without, not climb to the second floor, could not take good pictures. Was head of bison on the wall than it is surprised at its size. More impact.
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  • Excellent tour that speaks about the building design and how it ties into the indigenous peoples of NWT. Amazing to learn that a government body in Canada is built around its people and respect for its indigenous peoples and their wisdom. This is a beautiful building with brilliant architectural design that weaves in different aspects of 11 different nations and languages of NWT. Highly recommended!
  • The security guy do the introduction and he’s really nice! Also the Christmas atmosphere and setting are great.
  • Dont forget to go inside the hall and take sime photos. Right stairs up.
  • Excellent tour. Comprehensive overview of the legislative system and beautiful artifacts/symbols/gifts from across Canada.
  • Great tour's, very informative

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Accommodations in Yellowknife come in the form of small hotels, bed and breakfasts, and guesthouses scattered throughout the city. For the most interesting scenery, stay north of the center near the Bush Pilots Monument. If you choose to visit between November and March to chase the northern lights, make sure you stay well out of town for the best chance to see the spectacle without the intrusion of light pollution.
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