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Margaret Aniksak Visitor's Centre

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Arviat, Nunavut X0C 0E0, Canada
+1 867-857-2366
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Fantastic history!

This small centre has a fantastic display of the history and culture of the Inuit of the area. We... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
EPottawa
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Ottawa, Canada
Must-see when visiting Arviat

Visited the centre twice while in Arviat. Beautiful. Lovely displays, factual information about... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2017
Zepp12345
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Clarenville, Canada
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Arviat, Nunavut X0C 0E0, Canada
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+1 867-857-2366
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

This small centre has a fantastic display of the history and culture of the Inuit of the area. We had throat singers and a drummer present who were so generous of their time and shared their history. This is a don't miss.

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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Visited the centre twice while in Arviat. Beautiful. Lovely displays, factual information about Arviat's history and Inuit customs and traditions. Staff extremely helpful. They offer Throat Singing classes weekly. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my time at the Visitor's Centre. It is very small, but good, and also hosts a variety of community activities like sewing, inuksuk making and a throat singing class. The place is run by people who really care about it too, which...More

2  Thank RetropAilicec
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Reviewed August 8, 2016

Arviat, it use to be called Eskimo Point, is a very special spot west of the Hudson Bay in Nunavut. Wonderful people who were quickly brought into a different world.

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Reviewed January 15, 2015

I went for a visit with my class in November of 2014, and honestly in my opinion, I think the visit could have went a little better. However, there were some things that I did like about the visit. One thing I did like about...More

1  Thank KJB94
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Reviewed November 18, 2014

What I enjoyed about going to Margret Aniksak Visitor's Centre is viewing some Inuit old Tool's, Sewing's, Carving's, and I also enjoyed reading Polar Bear teasing Whale. There's lot's of interesting thing's there, I really enjoyed my visit at Margret Aniksak Visitor's Centre. What I...More

1  Thank Maryanne I
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Reviewed November 5, 2014

I found the Visitor Centre to be an excellent introduction to life in the north. Although the place is small, it is packed with interesting facts, artifacts and a very helpful staff. It gives a real look into what Arviat has to offer in the...More

1  Thank Andrew P
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