Northwest Greenland attractions

in Uummannaq

Uummannaq Museum

The excellent Uummannaq Museum is one of Greenland's better town museums and houses a diverse collection featuring displays on the Qilakitsoq mummies, the whaling era, the former marble quarry at Maarmorilik, and Gr…
Museum in Upernavik

Upernavik Old Town Museum

The entire historical district of Upernavik is basically an outdoor museum. The museum itself, Greenland's oldest, is a real surprise. Most interesting is the original qajaq ensemble complete with harpoon, throwing …
in Qaanaaq


A good starting point for any tour of the area is Qaanaaq's museum, housed in the former home of famed polar explorer Knud Rasmussen. Displays include items relating to his work, archaeological finds from around the…