Historical Attractions

Northern Frontier Visitors Center Yellowknife

Where is it at?

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Northern Frontier Visitors Center
4807 49 St
X1A 3T5
Tel: 867 873 3654

Where are we going today?

The Northern Frontier Visitor Centre features exhibits on Yellowknife social and natural history, locally relevant mining and geology, plus aboriginal culture, presented in modern and comprehensive displays.

A vital funciton of the centre is to offer help, advice and brochures to assist in planning your family visit to the area.

Local options include boating, hiking, hunting, fishing, camping and dog sledding in season, plus it's purportedly one of the best locations in the world to see the aurora.

There are also guided and self guided tours available of the historic waterfront.

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How much does it cost?

  • AdultsFree entry

When can we go?

Yellowknife area open year round, with internal elements varying.

I'm Hungry!

Wildcat Cafe and The Black Knight Pub available in Old Town..

Any Top Tips?

Local company Bluefish Services offers guided fishing trips and naturalist tours on Great Slave Lake, summer or winter!.

Can I get one of those?

Shops in New Town..

The Weather


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Temp: 55° F / 13° C
Humidity: 71 %
Wind: NW - 13 MPH


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Humidity: 90 %
Wind: NNE - 11 MPH

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