Ilulissat Museum, Ilulissat

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#2 of 14 in Museums in Greenland
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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  • August 13, 2017
    The museum is not big, and it is a bit expensive (although everything in Greenland is expensive). However, there is a lot there, and some really interesting material about the history of Greenland. Wo...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    We visited the museum whilst visiting by cruise ship. The museum was very interesting giving a good idea of the early exporers. There was also things to look at outside.The price of the ticket also ga...  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    This is a wonderful museum to drench yourself with local history. Well worth a visit. I spent about an hour here.  more »

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