National Museum of Greenland 

In Greenland's National Museum and Archives you will find everything from Kayaks and women's boats (umiaqs), amulets and costumes to the famous mummies from Qilakitsoq. It is situated in the old part of the city by the fjord. The museum was established in the 1960s as one of the first museums in Greenland. The museum contains national artifacts including art, handcrafts, and pieces from ruins, graveyards and buildings. The museum also participates in the conservation and townplanning in Greenland. It is open from 10am-4pm in the summer nad 1pm-4pm in the winter. More information regarding current exhibitions and ticket prices is located on the museum's website.

Nuuk Art Museum

In Nuuk there is also the Museum of Art and Working Workshop, which contains more than 300 pictures and figureines made from the traditional teeth, wood and soapstone. This is a private museum owned by Sven Junge, it has been collecting works of art for over 45 years. The main part of the collection features about 150 paintings from Emanuel A. Petersen. There are also temporary exhibitions for local city artists.

Nuuk Art Museum 

Katuaq Culture Center 

Greenland's Culture House, Katuaq, focuses mainly on contemporary art through exhibitions, theaters, performances and cinema attractions. There are many fantastic works by the like of Aage Gitz Johansen, Aka Høegh and Buuti Pedersen among many others. The waving architecture of the building was inspired by the Northern Lights visible from Nuuk. The museum was founded in 1997 with the goal of providing entertainment and a rich cultural center for everyone to enjoy.

Other places to find more information about museums and attractions in Greenland include:


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