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Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

Address: Box 1320, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2L9, Canada
Phone Number: 867-873-7551
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Ranked #4 of 33 things to do in Yellowknife
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History museums, Museums
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Type: History museums, Museums

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

I like the sample polar bear,other animal。 i like the plane and other machine。 My friend took pictures even in TP and snow mobile。 If there was aboriginal music or video about them will be perfect

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Calgary, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

it doesn´t take long to go through, but it is very informative and great displayed. worth every second spent.

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Chilliwack, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

A compact and well put together facility with oodles of interesting things to see and it's all by donation for the entry fee. We thoroughly enjoyed two hours in the facility. Great place to take kids.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Gorgeous museum which is very informative and with extremely well done displays. Really helps one to understand the history of Yellowknife. Really enjoyed touring it!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Shockingly great exhibits and information at this place. Very cool location and building also. There was a VERY special event called Walking With Our Sisters here that was all about the MANY missing and murdered aboriginal women across Canada. Very well down, brought respect, reverence, and highlighted the importance of this issue to anyone that came through. The volunteers were... More 

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Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

worth to go! you can know more abt yellowknife and the local how to live in previous day. there is funny n informative

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Yellowknife, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

A wonderful place. The staff are kind and very well informed about local history and the area. Definitely worth taking the time to visit.

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Visited this centre with our family, great to spend an hour or so. Very good broad information. Great for kids. Very warm and welcoming.

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Hong Kong
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25 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

A small museum near Frame lake, that show you the history of Yellowknife and with art gallery area. It is worthwhile to spend some time here to know about the city you visiting

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

If you have only 24 hours and must do something, then sure visit the heritage centre. In and out in about 20 minutes.

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