Sisimiut Museum, Sisimiut

Discover the local culture from four millennia ago at Sisimiut Museum. The museum houses the artifacts found after a decade of archaeological excavations and research of the indigenous Saqqaq settlement. You'll see a wide variety of items from this Paleo-Inuit culture, including basic tools, weapons, domestic items, hunting and fishing equipment, money, and sleds. Other exhibits draw on other periods, such as a 17th-century altarpiece, early 20th-century domestic items, and an outdoor section with replicated traditional residences. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Sisimiut Museum and many more Sisimiut attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Sisimiut trip maker app.
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  • I certainly didn't expect such a good museum in a small town in Greenland. It was easy to spend a few hours wandering through the various buildings depicting the past in Greenland. I wonder how...  more »
  • It is interesting, but there is not much to see. I spent 15 min there. But for that entrance fee okay...  more »
  • Sisimiut is really an interesting place and if you want a better understanding of the city definitely pay the museum a visit. Almost all the buildings near it are part of the museum so visit them all.
  • Cool museum, you can find out much about Inuit life and culture, the museum is basically a collection of buildings, originally a town centre - you can walk in each of them and see the interior layouts, read about history, learn about local religion, hunting and a lot more. Well worth visiting.

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