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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
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
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
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
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
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