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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  • This is a very small museum in a small town but very informative in which I really enjoyed. It has an area for Charles Lindbergh who stayed there a few days The town in its self is small but beautiful...  more »
  • The museum near the town's central square, stands out with its black color contrasting with the rest of the buildings, so colourful and cheerful, typical of the peoples of Greenland. It is an old colonial house of 200 years old now reconverted into house museum. Not until that point meets the relation quality/price, for me personally is not worth much worth. The Qaqortoq Museum houses a collection of Tupilaks (talismans) with strange shapes. Also a variety of typical objects of the area, like kayaks, harpoons and clothes, of the Indians of Greenland. A collection of photographs allows visitors to see how life was in the past of the community and on the top floor there are restored rooms where some illustrious personage stayed on occasion.
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  • Small but very nice museum
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