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Northern Frontier Visitors' Centre

4807 49 Street, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 3T5, Canada
+1 867-873-4262
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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 1 week ago
Armando L
This is a Must!!

Spent the first day taking in the culture and learning about the way of life in Yellowknife and... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Z441VQnicolem
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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)
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4807 49 Street, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 3T5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 13 October 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
Reviewed 3 October 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
Reviewed 18 September 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
Reviewed 14 September 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
Reviewed 14 September 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
Reviewed 8 September 2017

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

1  Thank christia1
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This museum gives excellent information about Northwest Territories. The exhibits were easy to navigate and informative. It was our first stop in Yellowknife and very worthwhile.

Thank alb2343
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The place is closed because of renos but it looks like would have been an amazing place to see. The tundra is all around it and there are birds everywhere.

1  Thank paperrockscissors11
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

A great museum. Lots of info. Just enough not overwhelming. Take your time. Learn about the area and history

Thank Lauraloo29943
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scenic5
19 June 2017|
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Response from GliderGirl | Reviewed this property |
We were there end of Feb-beginning Mar--no bikes in sight--lots of snow.
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GallantJ
14 May 2017|
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Response from subienz | Reviewed this property |
Did you find things to do on your recent trip GallantJ? I would love to revisit YK in the summer months.
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OutbackAnnie
17 February 2017|
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Response from Visityellowknif... I | Property representative |
The Explorer Hotel and Nova Hotel are both directly across the highway from us.
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