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Western Arctic Regional Visitor Center

276 Mackenzie Road, Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada
+1 867-777-7237
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Great info about Inuvik and the local arts and culture!

A good place to get information about Inuvik and driving to Tuktoyaktuk. They can recommend places... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Patrick G
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Canada
via mobile
See a mammoth tooth

Sewing fur parkas, carving stone and caribou antler figures, tanning hides and making snowshoes are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shirley N
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Edmonton, Canada
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Welcome to the Western Arctic! Open early June - early September.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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276 Mackenzie Road, Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada
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+1 867-777-7237
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A good place to get information about Inuvik and driving to Tuktoyaktuk. They can recommend places to eat or shop. She directed us to a local who sells jewelry, arts, crafts & moccasins from her house. We ended up buying 2 items from her. They...More

Thank Patrick G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sewing fur parkas, carving stone and caribou antler figures, tanning hides and making snowshoes are traditions that are very much alive today. See a photo and description on a traditional beluga hunt, small and large mounted animals, permafrost explanation, a mammoth tooth and many more...More

Thank Shirley N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This modern regional visitor centre is not very large, but contains a great exhibit of local fauna, flora and artifacts and is staffed by some very helpful people who go out of their way to make your experience in Inuvik pleasant.

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped here twice for Local information and both times received excellent service. They also have a very good cultural display of the north. Do not forget to ask for your certificate saying you past the Artic circle.it is very well done.

Thank 29jrh
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very informative. Got lots of good information from the staff which was helpful. The staff were very knowledgeable.

Thank mitali906
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Excellent display of historical events and recent living in this area. Many events for tourists to attend. I attended sled dog racing Presentation. Knowledgeable and helpful staff.

Thank Janice S
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

The staff here are very helpful and interested in the history of the Arctic. There was an amazing sealskin wall hanging on display that is likely quite old, stitching of different colours of sealskin to make imagery.

Thank Lizaag
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful building which represents the Local People, way of life & animals that surround the Delta. Very knowledgeable Local staff who can share their Culture & way of life. Always know what is going on in town & where to go & visit.

Thank Trish A
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The Visitor Center is a great place for visitors to Inuvik to get local information of the Mackenzie Delta. During Parks Canada Day, they have many inter-active displays for the visitors

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

A good way to get to know what is happening on Northern Canada. Staff is knowledgeable and very friendly

Thank Carlos C
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Wanda O
28 February 2015|
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Response from Anne K | Property representative |
Hi Wanda, To answer some of your questions: There are direct flights to Yellowknife from Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa and Whitehorse. I believe you are from Arizona, so likely Calgary or Edmonton would be your best bet. It is... More
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Fabio P
10 February 2015|
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Are you just looking for flights? Or are you looking for a tour? Aklak Air has scheduled flights to Tuktoyaktuk - you can call them at (867) 777-3555 Arctic Chalet (867-777-3535) and Up North Tours (867-678-0510) both... More
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