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Greenland National Museum and Archives

Open Now: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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For a National Museum it's quite small, but for little Nuuk, it is extremely impressive and way... read more

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So wonderful!

Rich with history, this free museum provides the history of. Greenlandic & Danish people’s. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Greenland National Museum is Greenland's largest cultural history museum. The Museum preserves the Greenlandic history and our objects, art and images are from all over the country. A visit to the National Museum is a glimpse into all the cultures...more
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All reviews several buildings great overview main building a wonderful job only thing missing fascinating insight on display world class local culture definitely worth a visit mummies information inuit objects greenland life past
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Reviewed yesterday

For a National Museum it's quite small, but for little Nuuk, it is extremely impressive and way more in-depth and detailed than we thought. Tickets are $3 in the summer and $4 in the winter and the museum has two sides. One focuses on the...More

Thank WhatDoesntSuck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rich with history, this free museum provides the history of. Greenlandic & Danish people’s. The grave room with the mummies was eerie,sad, it so intriguing.

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed visiting here, even if part of it was closed. It was free to visit in the winter. There are so many artefacts to look at and study. I wasn’t prepared to see the mummies! It was amazing to see how well preserved they...More

Thank HellyWelly93
Reviewed October 9, 2018

If you want to walk through the cultural history of Greenland this is a must place to visit. Terrific exhibition of Inuit culture. Small gift shop. Staff are very helpful. We traveled with Adventure Canada on the Ocean Endeavour.

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We visited this museum during a Seabourn Cruises day visit to Nuuk, the capital of Greenland. On the day we were there ( a Monday) admission happened to be free. However, I would certainly pay to visit this excellent museum. I did buy a couple...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Visited this museum and found it to be one of the best we have seen. A fascinating insight into Inuit culture.

Thank Rod L
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

If you appreciate Inuit culture, then you'll appreciate this extraordinary museum. There's an incredible array of inuit art and artifacts. I also enjoyed a 1940s film on Intuit culture, surprisingly not stereotypical.

Thank Shismoo
Reviewed September 14, 2018

With very few civilized areas in Greenland and not many tourists, the Greenlandic culture is somewhat of a mystery. The hours here are not very lengthy so it's better to go with a group. Interesting movie similar to MacBeth in there as well!

Thank Veronesi413
Reviewed August 23, 2018

This has an excellent collection of local outfits and items that explain the Greenlandic culture. Things were nicely curated and explained by a guide (e.g. older women wear darker clothes). Also there are mummies of several people who starved to death in a cave hundreds...More

Thank TravisTripper
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

The museum gives a very good description of the Inuit life before and after the influence of European poeple. The only thing missing is some words about the artifacts shown

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noosabird
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Sunday’s are free - otherwise a small admission during the summer
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