Kangerlussuaq Museum, Kangerlussuaq

#4 of 14 in Things to do in Qeqqata Municipality
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 stopped in the museum to learn about the local history. It looks small from the outside l, but is big once you get inside. The museum has info from the early 1900s to present. Most of the museum is ...  more »
  • It is quite a walk to get there from the airport hotel, but doable. You can also take the bus but it costs money. Museum is a good idea when you have nothing else to do.  more »
  • I stayed at Kangerlussuaq during my Greenland vacation and a visit to the museum was scheduled before we were taken to the airport for our flight back to Copenhagen. It is quite small, but really deal...  more »

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