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The Legislative Assembly Building

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Address: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2L9, Canada
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(867) 767-9130

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Great for a detour while in the area

Great for people interested in politics and legislature in the north. Its a hop away from the Northern Heritage centre and can be seen in one day. Tours are only available in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for people interested in politics and legislature in the north. Its a hop away from the Northern Heritage centre and can be seen in one day. Tours are only available in the mornings, and some areas are restricted.

Thank CHYL2013
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to understand the NWT, this free quick tour of the Leg is mandatory! Awesome young female guide.

Thank Mel I
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide was really great. Very knowledgeable and kept a group of 10 teens interested! Good anecdotes as well.

Thank AdventureFox
Western Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I went on a day the Ledge was sitting so we didn't get in the main room. However, I guide took us places others don't normally see due to this. The guide was knowledgeable and spoke perfect English. there is a lot to see and you realize just how new the NWT really are! highly recommend a visit. To top... More 

Thank awayIgo2travel
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Interesting tour guide very friendly. They gave us souvenir pins and post cards for free. You could also listen to legislators.

Thank neal1943
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260 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

It is very interesting inside, and you can walk around in the public area, but if you are there at 10:30, you can go inside to the chamber and area off public. There are a few AY JACKSON paintings inside the chamber. I enjoy very much of my visit.

Thank sunshinelpc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The free tour is impressive, takes maybe 40 minutes, and Strongly emphasizes the inclusive and consensus- building nature of this culture. We were fortunate that the legislature was actually in session when we visited, so we spent a further 20 minutes or so listening to the Q&A from the visitors gallery. The symbolism of the sculptures and paintings, including a... More 

Thank BJCamada
Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This is a hidden jewel in Yellowknife. They have many interesting objects of the aboriginal cultures. The staff give out a very interesting tour at 10:30 am which is great!! They are super friendly and very interesting in everyone getting to know their history, they even give you postcards and pins for free!! It is a beautiful building and a... More 

Thank Atziri R
Courtenay, Canada
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Super tours in the am or by iPod as a self tour. Interesting and very informative. Visiting on a working in session would be vert educational

Thank daleslair
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a spectacular facility and is certainly worth a visit. Our tour guide was equally impressive - polite and knowledgeable and easily handling the plethora of questions!

Thank DesertDrifters

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