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Northern Frontier Visitors' Centre - CLOSED
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Northern Frontier Visitor Centre

Very good facility. Very informative with nature and social displays. Easy venue to take your time... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
Clark S
,
Denman Island, Canada
Small and well documented

The staff were nice and ready to advise about the city main attractions as well as the Territory... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2018
Armando L
,
Vancouver, Canada
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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 located on the top floor.

Date of experience: October 2017
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 some prints, we'd definitely have bought some. Too bad!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank sitkad
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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 .

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank cherylr35
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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 at the airport. When we arrived there was a "back in 5 minutes" sign up, and within a couple of minutes a young man arrived at the desk. He may be the least helpful person manning a visitor centre I've even encountered. He managed to provide a photocopied paper listing some attractions and areas of interest in the city. I tried to ask questions about various items I had read about (trails, hikes, points of interest) and he was unfamiliar with all of them. Given his lack of information for visitors, our exchange was brief. When I walked away, he put his "Back in 5 mins" sign back up and returned to the café. Advise that you do not rely on getting any worthwhile travel information here. Do your research online.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 115LisaL
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Reviewed September 9, 2017

Very friendly, helpful, efficient staff; covered the highlights of a Yellowknife easily and thoroughly

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank christia1
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