I just returned from my third trip to Churchill and every time I am there, I make sure to stop in at this fantastic museum. I would recommend that all travels stop there for a visit.
It doesn't have the interior appeal of more modern museums but there is A LOT in this place. It's stunning. There is also a really good gift shop with local jams from the wild berries that grow there. The carvings are beautiful. It's super cool in it's kitchy-ness. There are audio phones to listen to at the different displays. Also... 更多
The museum was small and many of the displays were interesting but it has no wheelchair ramp so we had to carry up my son and his chair up four or five steps. Lots of the display cases were to high to see if sitting and the staff did not even acknowledge our existence the entire time there.
The Eskimo Museum should be on everyone's Churchill itinerary. It displays an overwhelming number of carvings and drums, plus narwhal tusks, traditional kayaks, and iconic arctic animals (taxidermied). I just wish that the interpretation of all these amazing artifacts was a bit better. The cases are dated, though functional. I understand that if labels were used, the museum would need... 更多
Located just off Hudson Bay beach area, features soapstone carvings, implements and stuffed mammals from around the area. No charge upon entry with a small gift shop to pick up souvenirs.
Amazing collection of art and history. Gift shop and great books and other souvenirs. You could walk through it very quickly, but could also spend a lot of time and learn a lot.