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Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum

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212 Sinaa, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0, Canada
+1 867-979-5537
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Carvings and history

Good selection of Inuit carvings in the museum shop (right at the entrance). We looked at the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rhudson2018
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Montreal, Canada
Worth a visit!

This lovely museum is an interesting showcase of art and historical artifacts representing the... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
BirdBrain2011
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Cambridge, Canada
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“for sale” (7 reviews)
“gift shop” (4 reviews)
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212 Sinaa, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good selection of Inuit carvings in the museum shop (right at the entrance). We looked at the general exhibitions as well, but spent most of our time with the carvings.

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This lovely museum is an interesting showcase of art and historical artifacts representing the region and its cultures. I enjoyed the carvings, preserved animal specimens, and background information. The staff were welcoming and friendly. Admission is free. This is a great spot for anyone to...More

Thank BirdBrain2011
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a great place to review some of the history of Iqaluit and its surroundings. There are lot of valuable information of the place. Great place to visit for information.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Very interesting museum and the best place I found to buy authentic sculptures and jewelry at a reasonable price. (From small Inukshuk for 10$ to expensive large sculptures.

Thank IvanRob
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The displays were excellent andthere were many local crafts for sale. A current display of photography by local youth and eldes was food for thought.

Thank Djs105
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

and it is a gem. There are high quality pieces nicely displayed -- carvings, art, and jewelry. The staff person was exceedingly kind and friendly. You will be asked to take your shoes off upon entry and they mean it. I didn't actually tour the...More

Thank Ron R
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to learn Inuit history. Nice gift shop with very reasonable prices. Highly recommend.

Thank adventuretraveller40
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

A marvellous building with all the modern advances yet holding on to its people's culture, its past and its future a real must see and as you look across the street you can see the 85 million dollar blunder a much needed state of art...More

Thank Jay Donald M
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Make sure you use one o their exhibit manuals - they're great for explaining what each of the artifacts are in the display cabinets. Very helpful, and attentive, staff. It's non-profit - so if you buy art or jewellery or any other handmade articles -...More

Thank jstead
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Unfortunately the museum was effectively closed and undergoing renovations when I was last there at the end of November. The museum is fairly small but there is a great history to the exhibits. I'm looking forward to what the renovations bring. TIP: they have a...More

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Adija O
November 5, 2015|
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Response from Chickadeedee51 | Reviewed this property |
There is no set fee to visit or enter the museum. There is a donation box at the cashier's counter in the gift shop area.
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