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Ilulissat Museum

Nuisariannguaq 9, Ilulissat 3952, Greenland
+299 94 36 43
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Small but very thorough

On an expedition cruise we made a stop here. Interesting exhibits of the local culture and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
DERtravels
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California
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Ilulissat Museum: the city and the explorers

Worth a visit while you're in Ilulissat. It gives a good idea of the XIX century Arctic exporers... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Little_Frank_22
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Nuisariannguaq 9, Ilulissat 3952, Greenland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On an expedition cruise we made a stop here. Interesting exhibits of the local culture and history. The town isn't too big, so take your time and enjoy what they offer

Thank DERtravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a visit while you're in Ilulissat. It gives a good idea of the XIX century Arctic exporers, especially Knud Rasmussen, and history of the city and surroundings. Many information are in Greenlandic/Danish only (e.g. documentaries on screens) so it was quite disappointing to be...More

Thank Little_Frank_22
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The museum is not big, and it is a bit expensive (although everything in Greenland is expensive). However, there is a lot there, and some really interesting material about the history of Greenland. Worth spending an hour there.

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We visited the museum whilst visiting by cruise ship. The museum was very interesting giving a good idea of the early exporers. There was also things to look at outside.The price of the ticket also gave admittance into the art mudeum, also very interesting, in...More

Thank amazonlady1
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is a wonderful museum to drench yourself with local history. Well worth a visit. I spent about an hour here.

Thank Aussie2424
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

On a short visit of this old house you get a good insight on early explorers such as Knud Rasmussen and what was life like in the 19th Century. If you can afford a 1 day boat trip to Qeqertarsuaq on the south coast of...More

Thank cflorin
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Popped into the museum and were not disappointed. Interesting history of the settlement and the price of the ticket also gave you access to the art museum nearby. To be fair, everything is nearby in Ilulissat 😀 Friendly staff with a warm welcome

Thank BouncyandFudge
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This museum opened our eyes to the creativity of the early Inuit inhabitants. I was impressed with the wooden carved snow goggles as well as the intricate artefacts. All the explanations are in three languages including English so this made it easy to follow. The...More

Thank Mingalaba11
Reviewed 27 April 2017

this hotel is interesting because it takes some time to do it...but overall the customer service was not the best and it lacked. But it is greenland.

Thank Leigh E
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I just saw a part of this museum on the northern lights tour with WoG. Whilst it looked quite informative, I did not see any information in English so not for us....

Thank Rachel A
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