Qaqortoq Museum, Qaqortoq

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Situated in a 200-year-old blacksmith's shop, Qaqortoq Museum houses a rich collection of exhibits that tell the story of the old Norse, Dorset, and Thule cultures. Learn the stories of the distant peoples who lived in the area through the displays in several rooms, each dedicated to a single group. Among other valuable items, you can see traditional clothes, weapons, boats, and hunting equipment the people used on a daily basis. The so-called blue and red rooms contain the possessions of two great explorers of the north: Charles Lindberg and Knud Rasmussen. The museum often sets up temporary exhibits with works of local artists. Discover how to plan a Qaqortoq trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • Lots of pictures from early Greenland as well as artwork are displayed in two buildings. Worth a look  more »
  • Really informative displays about the history of various people in Greenland since 2400 BC. Kayak types, tool differences, clothing and foods. The blubber bag and all its uses was fascinating. Tupilak...  more »
  • Nice museum with Greenlandic art (carvings and more modern), historical artefacts, and preserved guest rooms in the loft. Also a small gift shop with postcards, posters, jewellery and some books (not in English).
  • Well kept small museum steps from the harbor, interesting exhibits about life in that part of Greenland.
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