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Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC) has it all—from airplanes and gold-mining memorabilia to ancient archeological artifacts and a Dene moose hide boat.

Journey through the PWNHC and explore its art galleries/artwork, and culture and heritage objects from across the NWT.

The PWNHC is much more than just a museum; It houses over 75,000 objects in its collection, along with 350,000 photos, maps and rare books preserved in the archives. It’s a community space, a cultural centre and an important supporter of the arts. The Centre hosts a wide variety of exhibits and public programming with a quick turnaround.

Visit www.pwnhc.ca to learn more about available tours, and what programs are available.

Open Tuesday to Sunday 10 am to 5 pm, closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Located within walking distance of downtown Yellowknife.

Contact Information: 

4750 48th Street | P.O. Box 1320
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9 Canada
Tel: 867-767-9347 ext. 71472