Nanortalik Open Air Museum, Nanortalik

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Take a tour around Nanortalik Open Air Museum, a complex of buildings dedicated to preserving the history and customs of the Inuit people. Grouped by themes, the buildings showcase traditional Inuit and Greenlandic clothes with detailed needlework and beads, handmade kayaks, weapons, medical equipment, and more. One of the buildings is significantly taller than the rest: climb to the top for views of the town and the port. Plan trip to Nanortalik with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • We visited Nanortalik on a cruise. It is a small isolated town! The Open Air Museum is probably the major attraction, but we also enjoyed just wandering around the town. There is a church, but it was ...  more »
  • There is not much to see in Nanortalik but this is a place not to be missed. It is actually almost the only place. The museum is not a single building but many buildings almost a village. For sure if ...  more »
  • This is a wonderful museum and a great way to see the history of Greenland. The museum is a large area of the town that you walk around and tour the various buildings that were in use back in the 30's...  more »

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