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Northern Frontier Visitors' Centre - CLOSED

4807 49 Street, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 3T5, Canada
+1 867-873-4262
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The visitors center no longer exists. If you want information, the City Hall will have information... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
greatwhiten0rth
,
Yellowknife
via mobile
The Northern Frontier Visitors' Centre is permently closed.

The Visitors' Centre is permanently closed.The City of Yellowknife has taken over Visitors Centre... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Bryan M
,
Yellowknife, Canada
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The Northern Frontier Visitor Center as of Oct. 01st 2017 - is no longer providing Visitor Services.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“first stop” (33 reviews)
“helpful staff” (24 reviews)
“visitor center” (27 reviews)
LOCATION
4807 49 Street, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 3T5, Canada
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+1 867-873-4262
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"first stop"
in 33 reviews
"helpful staff"
in 24 reviews
"visitor center"
in 27 reviews
"free parking pass"
in 8 reviews
"gift shop"
in 24 reviews
"great place to start"
in 6 reviews
"right direction"
in 6 reviews
"local information"
in 5 reviews
"great information"
in 5 reviews
"prince of wales"
in 10 reviews
"for sale"
in 9 reviews
"in town"
in 15 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 5 reviews
"polar bear"
in 7 reviews
"explorer hotel"
in 5 reviews
"northern lights"
in 14 reviews
"aurora borealis"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

The visitors center no longer exists. If you want information, the City Hall will have information and there is a small area there that has brochures that the visitors centre used to have.

1  Thank greatwhiten0rth
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

The Visitors' Centre is permanently closed.The City of Yellowknife has taken over Visitors Centre responsibilities. The City has a mediocre Visitors' centre on the ground floor of the City Hall Building.

Thank Bryan M
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Sorry to say that this has been closed. Structural problems with the building forced the Visitor's Association to move out of the location. After a short temporary stay at the museum and a lack of any real support from any level of government they were...More

1  Thank patkat24
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Very good facility. Very informative with nature and social displays. Easy venue to take your time and enjoy. It is free. Close to downtown Yellowknife so access by foot was easy. Had lunch at cafe/restaurant and it was good.

Thank Clark-trip
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

The staff were nice and ready to advise about the city main attractions as well as the Territory . A must for visitors :-)

Thank Armando L
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

Spent the first day taking in the culture and learning about the way of life in Yellowknife and then visited the cafe to finish it off.(the gingersnap cookies were the best!!) We loved it so much we went back another day and really participated with...More

Thank Z441VQnicolem
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

The Northern Frontier Visitors Centre is a great place to learn some history about the city of Yellowknife. This place has some nice exhibits showcasing the wildlife around the area past and present and information about the area. There was also a lovely little cafe...More

Thank Naomi R
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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

The exhibits are excellent and the building is beautiful. Obviously the federal government is giving mucho $$$ to NWT and it has resulted in an excellent exhibit. Learned a lot and the photograph collections are so special. If there had been a gift shop with...More

Thank Sitka D
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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

There office has moved and signage to find new location is poor . One clerk on duty who didn't seem to know much about the area .

Thank Cheryl R
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Note that the visitor centre has moved to the lobby of the Prince of Wales centre and is no longer stand-alone. This was our first stop on our trip to Yellowknife. The selection of pamplets and maps is much smaller than even what I saw...More

1  Thank Lisa L
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