Kangerlussuaq Museum, Kangerlussuaq

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A part of the city's airport, Kangerlussuaq Museum narrates the history of flight in Greenland. From 1960 to 1962 this site served as the center of air command for the American base on Greenland. Learn about the development of planes and air traffic through dozens of photos and old models and plane parts. Organized tours will walk you through the rooms, organized by decades from the 20th century with special emphasis on the years before, during, and after World War II. Given that Kangerlussuaq was established as an American base, the museum also reflects an essential aspect of local heritage. Use our Kangerlussuaq online trip itinerary planner to visit Kangerlussuaq Museum on your trip to Kangerlussuaq, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I was on the Northern Lights tour in Kangerlussuaq and the tour company had this nice little museum as a bonus at the end of the tour (the entrance to the museum was already included). The purpose wit...  more »
  • On this site you can meet the history of Kangerlussuaq better and how became a U.S. military base to the population that is currently. Unfortunately there are many things that are only in Danish, but it is easy to understand that concern. The Museum is very friendly and helpful
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  • Not exactly the prettiest city Greenland, a corresponding Museum, which will come but by far not as in Sisimiut.
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