Historical Attractions in Nunavut with kids

You’ve heard the saying “History can be fun”…well, we think history IS fun (especially in Nunavut!)

Nunavut is filled with history, and what better way to learn about it with children than to experience the many places to visit in Nunavut  that can actually take you back in time!

Historical attractions come in all shapes and sizes. There are landmarks where iconic events happened. There are homes of historic figures filled with treasures and artifacts from their amazing lives. There are historic buildings whose walls are filled with stories from Nunavut’s past. 

The best way for kids to learn about history, is to actually visit the places where history happened. It makes sense! Kids can use their imagination as they read and hear all about events, people and places, and feel like they have gone back in time.

There are plenty of things to do with kids in Nunavut when it comes to history, so what are we waiting for - let’s GO! 

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  • Arctic Kingdom

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    Iqaluit

    High class guided and tailored expeditions focussing on wildlife and iconic regional activities in the stunning Iqaluit!

  • Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum

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    Iqaluit

    A FREE museum in Iqaluit home to the LARGEST collection of regional and local Inuit artifacts and fine art, and more!

  • Auyuittuq National Park

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    Pangnirtung

    Sweeping glaciers and polar sea ice meet jagged granite mountains in Auyuittuq National Park, where families can enjoy scenic hiking and skiing.

  • Wood Buffalo National Park

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    Fort Smith

    As part of Canada's system of national parks and national historic sites, Wood Buffalo National Park of Canada is our country's largest national park and one of the largest in the world. It protects ...

  • Quttinirpaaq National Park

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    Iqaluit

    During the brief arctic summer on Quttinirpaaq, the sun remains high in the sky bathing the land in continuous daylight. There is no darkness to mark the passage of time telling you when to sleep and ...

  • Sirmilik National Park

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    Pond Inlet

    Explore a breathtaking national park in northern Canada, dotted within valleys, glaciers, and nesting seabirds!

  • Ukkusiksalik National Park

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    Repulse Bay

    Incredible nature and adventure with 20 500 km2 of eskers, mudflats, cliffs, rolling tundra banks and unique coastal regions. Over 500 archaeological sites have been identified in the park, which is ...

  • Qaummaarviit Territorial Park

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    Iqaluit

    A stunning territorial park 12km from Iqaluit, accessible by boat or dog sled, and amazing archaeological findings dating back to 1000AD!

  • Katannilik Territorial Park

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    Baffin

    A truly stunning Canadian outdoor experience for the active and adventurous family, in one of the most remote and spectacular parts of Canada.