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Greenland museums as research platforms

Eighteen museums are located in Greenland. With the exception of the Greenland National Museum in the capital Nuuk, these cultural institutions are small with limited facilities andthey focus on culture and history of their local region. However, they are all potential platforms or bases for visiting scientists within pertinent research fields.

Please note, that any research stay at a museum in Greenland must be planned and agreed upon in close cooperation with the museum manager or equivalent responsible person.

Below is a list with pertinent museum information for all towns (~ municipalities) in Greenland:

East Greenland

Ittoqqortoormiit
P.O. Box 505
DK-3980 Ittoqqortoormiit
Phone +299 991 077
Telefax +299 991 074

 

Also known as: Scoresbysund

Website for Ittoqqortoormiit

Ittoqqortoormiit Museum
P.O. Box 19, DK-3980 Ittoqqortoormiit
Phone +299 991 055
Telefax +299 991 054


Ammassalik
P.O. Box 120
DK-3913 Ammassalik
Phone +299 981 277
Telefax +299 981 077


Also known as: Tasiilaq or Angmagssalik

Website for Ammassalik

Website for the museum

Ammassalik Museum
P.O.Box 112, DK-3913 Tasiilaq
Phone +299 981 311
Telefax +299 981 711


Nanortalik
P.O. Box 166
DK-3922 Nanortalik
Phone +299 613 277
Telefax +299 613 077

 

Website for Nanortalik

Nanortalik Museum
P.O. Box 90, DK-3922 Nanortalik
Phone +299 613 406


Qaqortoq
P.O. Box 514
DK-3920 Qaqortoq
Phone +299 642 277
Telefax +299 642 833

Also known as: Julianehaab

Website for Qaqortoq

Website for the museum

Qaqortoq Museum
P.O. Box 154, DK-3920 Qaqortoq
Phone + 299 641 080.
Telefax + 299 642 833


Narsaq
P.O. Box 37
DK-2921 Narsaq
Phone +299 661 277
Telefax +299 661 177

Website for Narsaq


Narsaq Museum
P.O. Box 39, DK-3921 Narsaq
Phone +299 661 616
Telefax +299 661 659

Narsarsuaq Museum
c/o Tourist Information
P.O. Box 45, DK-3923 Narsarsuaq
Phone +299 665 301
Telefax +299 665 302
Cell phone +299 572 448
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Ivittuut
DK-3930 Kangilinnguit
Phone +299 691 077
Telefax +299 691 073
 

Also known as: Ivigtut or Grønnedal

Website for Ivittuut

There is no museum


Paamiut
P.O. Box 93
DK-3940 Paamiut
Phone +299 681 277
Telefax +299 681 448

Also known as: Frederikshaab

Website for Paamiut

Paamiut Museum
P.O. Box 99, DK-3940 Paamiut
Phone +299 681 673
Telefax +299 681 854


Nuuk
P.O. Box 1005
DK-3900 Nuuk
Phone +299 347 000
Telefax +299 324 187

 

Also known as: Godthaab

Website for Nuuk

Greenland National Museum & Archive
Hans Egedesvej 8
P.O. Box 145, DK-3900 Nuuk
Phone +299 322 611
Telefax +299 322 622


Maniitsoq
P.O. Box 100
DK-3912 Maniitsoq
Phone +299 813 277
Telefax +299 813 877

Also known as: Sukkertoppen

Website for Maniitsoq

Maniitsoq Museum
Illunguit 11-13, DK-3912 Maniitsoq
Phone +299 813 100 / +299 813 905


Sisimiut
P.O. Box 1014
DK-3911 Sisimiut
Phone +299 864 077
Telefax +299 865 333

 

Also known as: Holsteinsborg

Website for Sisimiut

Website for the Sisimiut Museum

Sisimiut Museum
P.O. Box 308, DK-3911 Sisimiut
Phone +299 865 087
Telefax +299 864 475

Kangerlussuaq Museum
c/o Kangerlussuaq Tourism
P.O. Box 49
DK-3910 Kangerlussuaq
Phone +299 841 098 / +299 841 300 ext. 7942
Telefax +299 841 498


Kangaatsiaq
P.O. Box 551
DK-3955 Kangaatsiaq
Phone +299 871 077
Telefax +299 871 030

 

Website for Kangaatsiaq

There is no museum


Aasiaat
P.O. Box 220
DK-3950 Aasiaat
Phone +299 892 277
Telefax +299 892 287

Also known as: Egedesminde

Website for Aasiaat

Website for the museum

Aasiaat Museum
P.O. Box 25, DK-3950 Aasiaat
Phone +299 892 597
Telefax +299 892 597
Cell phone +299 565 652


Qasigiannguit
P.O. Box 113
DK-3951 Qasigiannguit
Phone +299 911 277
Telefax +299 911 377

Also known as: Christianshaab

Website for Qasigiannguit

Website for the museum

Qasigiannguit Museum
P.O. Box 130, DK-3951 Qasigiannguit
Phone +299 911 477


Ilulissat
P.O. Box 520
DK-3952 Ilulissat
Phone +299 943 277
Telefax +299 944 277

Also known as: Jakobshavn

Website for Ilulissat

Website for the museum

Ilulissat Museum
Nuisariannguaq 9, DK-3952 Ilulissat
Phone +299 943 643
Telefax +299 943 643


Qeqertarsuaq
P.O. Box 513
DK-3953 Qeqertarsuaq
Phone +299 921 277
Telefax +299 921 534

Also known as: Godhavn

Website for Qeqertarsuaq

Website for the museum

Qeqertarsuaq Museum
P.O. Box 514, DK-3953 Qeqertarsuaq
Phone +299 921 153
Telefax +299 921 120


Uummannaq
P.O. Box 200
DK-3961 Uummannaq
Phone +299 954 400
Telefax +299 951 367

Also known as: Umanak

Website for Uummannaq

Uummannaq Museum
P.O. Box 26, DK-3961 Uummannaq
Phone +299 951 104
Telefax +299 952 104


Upernavik
P.O. Box 95
DK-3962 Upernavik
Phone +299 961 277
Telefax +299 961 177

Website for Upernavik

Website for the museum

Upernavik Museum
P.O Box 93, DK-3962 Upernavik
Phone +299 961 085
Telefax + 299 961 112


North Greenland

Qaanaaq
Building 44A
DK-3971 Qaanaaq
Phone +299 971 077
Telefax +299 971 073

 

Also known as: Thule

Website for Qaanaaq

Thule Museum
Building 252, DK-3971 Qaanaaq
Phone +299 971 126

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Updated August 14, 2002
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