The museum is a great place to visit. It is free but we left a donation as it keeps the place running. There were many wonderful carvings lining the walls. We enjoyed seeing the animals that were mounted. The artic wolf is just huge! A real treat was seeing the kayaks made of skin. The skill involved in making them... 更多
We had been told to visit the Eskimo Museum and patiently waited for its 1pm opening no Monday (it’s closed Sunday); and we are glad we didn’t miss out. This is almost as much an art gallery as it is a museum; one large room filled with Eskimo carvings, artifacts, animal hides and pictures. There is so much to look... 更多
My mom and I made a point of stopping in here while we were in Churchill, on several recommendations. I highly recommend using the listening devices to explain/explore the artwork. It's stunning work on it's own, but when you know the meaning and history behind some of the pieces, it is even more so.
In a town of fewer than 1,000 residents, it's amazing to come across a museum that wouldn't be out of place in a major Canadian city. The Eskimo Museum concentrates on the history and culture of the Inuit from Nunavut and generally the eastern part of Canada's north. The historic exhibits date back more than 600 years with items like... 更多
This museum, a small building in a small town rivals many other larger museums I've been in. I loved it. The docent/saleswoman/ticket seller had a phenomenal recall of the history and culture of the Eskimos.
Overall a very pleasant experience. Many beautiful examples of Inuit art. Particularly liked the ivory carving work. Had a chance to speak with the curator, she is very knowledgeable and friendly. If you're in Churchill I recommend this for a look into past cultures.
A great museum to learn about Inuit life in the north and lots of artifacts to look at. Also several stations have audio description of items on display, very helpful.