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Ilulissat Museum, Ilulissat

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Learn about local history and the story behind many polar explorers at Ilulissat Museum. Located in the first teaching college dating back to 1848, the museum gives insight into the town history, first settlements, and Arctic expeditions through three permanent showrooms. Particularly absorbing are the stories of Knud Rasmussen's adventures on ice through photographs and artifacts from his expeditions. The museum offers parking on site. Arrange your visit to Ilulissat Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Ilulissat using our Ilulissat tour planner.
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  • On a short visit of this old house you get a good insight on early explorers such as Knud Rasmussen and what was life like in the 19th Century. If you can afford a 1 day boat trip to Qeqertarsuaq on t...  more »
  • Beautiful little Museum, I was nearly an hour in the first room that traces and recreates the life of the famous Explorer Knud Rasmussen. On lazy afternoons.
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  • but not as fine as the Art Museum, but it shows insights about life in the ice. Sometimes many small antiques, so familiar from his youth, old typewriter,
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