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. Make Nanortalik Open Air Museum part of your personalized Nanortalik itinerary using our Nanortalik family vacation planner.
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  • A lot of Information about the former local life. History and traditions are presented. Clothes and hunting gear. Influence of Germans and Danish and Americans is shown. Stones and rocks.  more »
  • We intended visiting the open air museum in Nanortalik but only made it as far as the lovely little church where a choir sang some beautiful songs, mostly in Greenlandic. Do yourself a favour and visi...  more »
  • Cruise ship M.V. Black Watch was in Nanortalik for the day and most of us went to the Museum. Houses, shops etc all preserved for us to look around, fascinating. Then we were given a demonstration of ...  more »

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