Qaqortoq Museum, Qaqortoq

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#2 of 10 in Things to do in Kujalleq Municipality
Situated in a 200-year-old blacksmith's shop, Qaqortoq Museum houses a rich collection of exhibits that tell the story of the old Norse, Dorset, and Thule cultures. Learn the stories of the distant peoples who lived in the area through the displays in several rooms, each dedicated to a single group. Among other valuable items, you can see traditional clothes, weapons, boats, and hunting equipment the people used on a daily basis. The so-called blue and red rooms contain the possessions of two great explorers of the north: Charles Lindberg and Knud Rasmussen. The museum often sets up temporary exhibits with works of local artists. Discover how to plan a Qaqortoq trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • The museum gives an insight into the different cultures and people of Greenland. Nicely presented and explained. Qaqortoq is beautiful, with all the wild flowers, the colorful houses, the strange ston...  more »
  • The Museum has interesting exhibits of Viking culture and tradition. There is a long line of tupilak, a small figurine built by shamans with the purpose of causing the death of the recipient. Well worth a visit.
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  • There is a small Museum, but our tour took us there at 7:30 in the morning and the museum didn't open until 10:00. The visitor Center which is featured in the photo representing the museum has maps an...  more »
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  • Local small muzełum of history
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