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Norman Wells Heritage Center

This place is a must when you are visiting Norman Wells. You can tour it in 15 or 20 minutes if... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
flyingphils2018
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Norman Wells, Canada
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A Must See in the Sahtu

This museum, gift shop are a must see while in Sahtu Region. Very interesting artifacts and... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2017
Barbara H
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Mackenzie Drive, Norman Wells, Northwest Territories X0E 0V0, Canada
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This place is a must when you are visiting Norman Wells. You can tour it in 15 or 20 minutes if your time is limited, but it really takes an hour or two to see everything. The oil and gas history is fascinating and the...More

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Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

This museum, gift shop are a must see while in Sahtu Region. Very interesting artifacts and information about life in the Sahtu Region. Brought back memories. The cabin behind the museum was built by a local Dene man, well known in the region. It was...More

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Reviewed November 28, 2016

very interesting... lots of artifacts from the area and the Canol trail. would love to bring the kids to show them all of the historical information in this small town.

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Reviewed September 2, 2015

The Wells isn't a big place, so finding a museum of this caliber was a total surprise. Very worth stopping for a few hours to see it. Great history of oil/gas exploration, road-building, WWII activities and incredible hardships endured by servicemen in this very inhospitable...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2015

Very interesting and informative spot. So much history is captured in this building as well as items for purchase.

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Reviewed August 24, 2015

I concur with all the other reviews, this is a must see- but then, we never turn down a museum, and like to read about the people behind the history. We took in the museum while waiting for our flight out. Spent a relaxign 2.5...More

Thank David A
Reviewed July 23, 2015

Very good history and natural history exhibits both indoors and outdoors. Outdoor exhibits are available, if the indoor exhibits are closed. They have good variety of gift items at a wide range of prices, including a very fine selection of regional book titles and children's...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2014

Surprisingly how much this centre has for such a remote and small town. Worth a visit if you have some extra time on your hands.

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Reviewed August 4, 2013

The Norman Wells Historical Centre is definitely a place that all visitors to Norman Wells, whether in town for work or pleasure, have to visit! The Historical Centre, known locally as "the museum" serves as the tourism information centre for the town of Norman Wells...More

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