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Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

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Address: Box 1320, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2L9, Canada
Phone Number: 867-873-7551
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My husband and I really enjoyed the time we spent here. Our tour guide Jean was so knowledgeable and interesting and he was very willing to answer the many, many questions I asked... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
honorthyharley
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Queens, New York
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Queens, New York
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed the time we spent here. Our tour guide Jean was so knowledgeable and interesting and he was very willing to answer the many, many questions I asked during the tour!

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Brandon, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

one of my friends lives in Yellowknife and said, Let's go to the museum for lunch. I was so absolutely taken by this place. The food was amazingly well done. The menu choices were amazing. it tid not surprise me to see the place fill up by noon with customers wanting to eat. After we had our wonderful lunch we... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What an interesting place to wander about. We had personal tour and came away with a lot more knowledge for the area. The café was also good and our tour guide an expert in his field. He didn't rush us and tried to answer all our questions. The best part of this tour you would think would be costly but... More 

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Thank Jlt1320
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an excellent tour this morning at the Prince of Wales Museum. Not only was the museum very interesting but our tour guide Mike was fantastic. Best tour I have been on in my life as it was very interactive and informative.

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Thank Kassi R
Westlock, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum was very interesting and informative. The interactive activities were awesome. I loved the moose hide tanning demonstrations and the spear throwing was so much fun! Mike was an amazing tour guide, best one I've ever had!! thanks mike!

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Thank ryleypat
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Learn about the history of the land and the people of NWT. See art exhibits and eat at the cafe. A great half day experience - time well spent.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Usually you have to go to London U.K. or Washington D.C. to be able to explore museums for free but low and behold this fantastic northern museum is free of charge. It has some real interesting exhibits and definitely deserves an hour or more to view them all. I was really impressed by the art display on the impact on... More 

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Thank Gary W
Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a range of exhibits that give a nice overview of life and history in NWT. Great for families on a budget and there is a kids interactive area. Our daughter and friend were able to a scavenger hunt throughout the museum which helped keep them involved.

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Thank BryanSToronto
Beamsville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum has stunning architecture, much like the legislative building. The arches made the place feel so airy. The cafeteria served excellent food. As for the displays- there was a wonderful carver being featured. I am afraid the museum displays were overshadowed by the architecture, food and carvings.

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Thank Sam1223
Napa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Liked the way the museum's collections were set up, and even though we are older and don't have small children, it was nice to see what an effort had been put into making a fantastic play area with costumes and houses to explore.

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