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Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum

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Amazing artifacts, nice gift store, friendly staff

On a brief stay in Iqaluit we noticed this lovely museum was open and went in. Boy do they have a... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Calgary, Canada
Nice exhibits, and a good place to buy carvings

This nice little museum (open Sunday, closed Monday) has good exhibits of everyday life in Nunavut... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Austin, Texas
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  • Average7%
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“gift shop”(5 reviews)
“local art”(4 reviews)
“high quality”(2 reviews)
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212 Sinaa, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0, Canada
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

On a brief stay in Iqaluit we noticed this lovely museum was open and went in. Boy do they have a lot of interesting artifacts. There is more exhibit space than you'd thing from just seeing the outside. They also had a stunning display of...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This nice little museum (open Sunday, closed Monday) has good exhibits of everyday life in Nunavut, some stunning wildlife photographs, and a shop with local art. Each exhibited item is curated with where it came from and when it was made. You can also get...More

Thank TravisTripper
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I was expecting more. The museum had only one room and a token gift shop. The displays were interesting but did not always match the guide book provided. Much more should be added to highlight the importance of the city and culture.

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Reviewed 23 June 2018

Beautiful selection of Nunavut authentic art and carvings. A nice cultural building - reminds me of the old white HBC Northern Stores with the red roof. The inside has been completely renovated with plank flooring and displays are very well done.

Thank j_infinity_w
Reviewed 24 May 2018

In addition to having some very lovely artwork this is a wonderful place to buy jewelry which has been produced locally.

Thank Mike_Banning
Reviewed 22 April 2018

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.

Thank rhudson2018
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
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.

Thank davidkE8233FJ
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
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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Adija O
5 November 2015|
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.