Top 50 Places to Visit in Northwest Territories, Canada

These Top 50 Places to Visit in Northwest Territories, Canada will give you an idea about the Northwest Territories Tourism. Many people visit the cities situated in the North West Territories for enjoying the North West Territories Northern Lights which is the most special and eye catching attraction over there. The city of Yellow Knife is the capital city of North West Territory which becomes really heavy on tourists in the month of November because people visit here for the possible views of the Northern Lights. Check out the other Top 50 Places to Visit in Northwest Territories, Canada too.

In this list of the Top 50 Places to Visit in Northwest Territories, Canada you will find all the required information about the North West Territories Tourism ranging from the lovely pictures and places to visit along with their respective opening hours and entry fees. Vacations, should also keep in mind the climate of the place that they are planning to visit, so do check out the weather and climate of the city in the Northwest Territory well in advance.

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The Northwest Territory is located the Northern Canadian region of Canada bordered by two other territories namely which are Yukon and Nunavut. The North West Territories region is famous for being home to the Great Bear Lake which is the largest lake in Canada. The place attracts many tourists during winters because of the exciting Auroras in the Yellow Knife City in Canada.

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Top 50 Places to Visit in Northwest Territory, Canada

Northern Life Museum and Cultural Center

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About : The Northern Life Museum and Cultural Center was established in the year 1964 and is home to more than 13,000 artifacts and relics that recite the history of the people and culture of  Northern Territory.

Why Should You Visit : You can visit the Northern Life Museum to learn about the people of Northern Territory and to witness the non-native trade and pioneer items.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Official Website :Northern Life Museum and Cultural Center 

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Center

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About : The Prince of Wales was established in the year 1979 with an aim to preserve the archival materials significant for the Northern West Territories. It is situated in the Yellow Knife City and is home to intriguing and narrative artifacts.

Why Should You Visit : You can visit the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Center to witness the interesting archives of the museum.

Entry Fees : Free

Timings : 10:30 am to 9:00 pm

Official WebsitePrince of Wales Northern Heritage Center 

NWT Diamond Center

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About : The NWT Diamond Center is situated in Canada’s North West Territory region and is home to artifacts that recite about the true history of Canadian Diamonds. You can take up the interactive tour which will make you learn about the whole process of Diamond making.

Why Should You Visit : Looking for an exquisite piece of jewelry for your loved one? Visit the NWT Diamond Center to buy one.

Entry Fees : 

Timings : 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Official WebsiteNWT Diamond Center 

The Quilted Raven

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About : The Quilted Raven was established in the year 2011 and is famous for being a quilting shop known for its fine fabrics and quality products. The shop is situated in Yellow Knife and also specializes in supplies.

Why Should You Visit : You can visit the Quilted Raven to buy a Canadian quality quilt for your way back home.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : 10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Official WebsiteThe Quilted Raven 

Nahanni National Park

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About : The Nahanni National Park was established in the year 1972 and is situated in the Dehcho region of the North West Territories. It is home to the South Nahanni River which is famous all around the world for its ” White Waters”.

Why Should You Visit : You can visit the Nahanni National Park to have a peaceful trail around the stunning beauties of mother nature.

Entry Fees : Free

Timings : 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Official WebsiteNahanni National Park 

The Kingpin Center

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About : The Kingpin Center is situated in the Yellow Pin Downtown region and is a perfect entertainment center for for family outings. The center offers bowling alleys , arcade games and other fun activities for the visitors.

Why Should You Visit :  You can visit the Kingpin Center to enjoy some amazing bowling sessions.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Official Website : The King Pin Center 

Aurora Emporium Art Gallery

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About : The Aurora Emporium Art Gallery is situated in the Yellow Knife city of the North West Territory. It is a gift gallery which is famous for collections like beautiful paintings, jewellery sets, stone carvings and old photographs, baskets etc.

Why Should You Visit : You can visit the Aurora Emporium Art Gallery to buy soveniours for your loved ones.

Entry Fees : Free

Timings : 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

Official WebsiteAurora Emporium Art Gallery 

North Star Adventures

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About : The North Star Adventures is a tour company situated in the Yellow Knife City. The company is famous for offering tours that allow you to hunt and increase your chances of spotting the Northern Lights.

Why Should You Visit : You can book your tour with the North Star Adventures to enjoy a personal experience of spotting Aurora.

Entry Fees : Depends on packages

Timings : Nil

Official Website : North Star Adventures 

Centre Square Mall

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About : The Centre Square Mall was established in the year 1989 and is famous for being one of the largest shopping centers of the Northern Territories. The mall is home to a range of brands where in you will find a wide range of amazing collections of apparels.

Why Should You Visit : You can visit the Centre Square Mall to shop for fashionable apparels and other goods.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : 9:30 am to 6:00 pm

Official Website : Centre Square Mall

 Igloo Church

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About : The Igloo Church also known as the Lady of Victory Church is situated in the Inuvik region of the North Western Territories. It was established in the year 1960 and is the most photographed landmark in the Inuvik region. You can visit here to witness the beautiful Maurice Larocque architecture and to pray to Lord Jesus.

Why Should You Visit : You can visit the Igloo Church to enjoy the picturesque view of its beautiful architecture

Entry Fees : Free

Timings : 11:00 am to 5:30 pm

Official Website : Igloo Church

Bush Pilot’s Monument

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Why Should You Visit : The Bush Pilot’s Monument is situated in the Yellow Knife City and is dedicated to all the Bush Pilots of Canada from the past and present.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : Open 24 Hours

Official Website : Nil

Sean Norman

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Why Should You Visit : The Sean Norman is Aurora tour which allows the visitors to enjoy beautiful Aurora lights. You can take up the tour to learn things from Sean’s knowledge about the stars and astronomy.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : 12:00 pm to 3:30 am

Official WebsiteSean Norman

North Arm Territorial Park

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Why Should You Visit : The North Arm Territorial Park is situated in the Rae Edzo region in North West Territories. You can visit here for an comfortable camping and hiking experience.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : Nil

Official Website : North Arm Territorial Park 

Old Town Glass Works

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Why Should You Visit : The Old Town Glass Works is famous for creating beautiful and recycled glassware since the year 1994. You can visit here to buy cut and polished shiny glassware materials.

Entry Fees : 

Timings : 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Official Website : Old Town Glass Works 

Happy Valley Territorial Park

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Why Should You Visit : You can visit the Happy Territorial Park for a camping adventure surrounded by the Boreal Forests and the lovely scenic beauties whilst there.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : Nil

Official Website : Happy Valley Territorial Park

Down to Earth Gallery

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Why Should You Visit : The Down to Earth Gallery is situated in the Yellow Knife city and is famous for being home to lovely artworks. You can visit here to buy locally made artworks and craft-works.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Official WebsiteDown to Earth Gallery

Cameron River Falls Trail

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Why Should You Visit : The Cameron Falls are located near the Forth Smith and  is perfect picturesque area for the visitors. You can visit here to enjoy hiking in the beautiful landscape.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : Nil

Official Website : Cameron River Falls Trail

The Black Knight Club

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Why Should You Visit : The Black knight Club is one of the most famous beer bars of the Yellow Knife City. You can visit here to enjoy delicious pub grubs.

Entry Fees : Free

Timings : 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Official WebsiteThe Black Knight Club

Wild Sky Originals

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Why Should You Visit : The Wild Sky Originals is place where in you can reach out to experience the amazing way of enjoying coloring with paints to create pretty marble. You can visit engage in some stress free moments.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : Nil

Official WebsiteWild Sky Originals 

Northern Images

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Why Should You Visit : The Northern Images was established in the year 1972 and is home to traditional crafts, sculptures, paintings and other such relics that describe the culture of Canada.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : Nil

Official Website : Northern Images 

Inuvik

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Why Should You Visit : The beautiful Inuvik is one of the most beautiful cities in the Northwest Territorial region. The Artic town is filled with stunning landscape beauties.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : Nil

Official Website : Nil

Wood Buffalo National Park of Canada

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Why Should You Visit : The Wood Buffalo National Park of Canada was established in the year 1922 and is one of most largest park of Canada. You can visit here to witness beautiful grasslands and spectacular wildlife.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Official WebsiteWood Buffalo National Park of Canada 

Great Slave Lake

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Why Should You Visit : The Great Slave Lake is famous for being frozen for 8 months of the year. You can visit here in the winter season to enjoy the snow activities such as dog sledding and skiing etc.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : Nil

Official Website : Nil

Church of our Lady of Good Hope

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Why Should You Visit : The Church of our Lady of Good Hope was established in the year 1885 and was built in the Gothic revival style. You can visit here to enjoy the beautiful interiors of the Church.

Entry Fees : Nil

Timings : Nil

Official Website : Nil

Yellow Knife Visitor Center and Information

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Why Should You Visit : You can the Yellow Knife Visitor Center if you need any practical information about the city of Yellow Knife and Northern Territories etc.

Entry Fees : Free

Timings : 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Official Website : Nil

  • #Fort Providence Territorial Park
  • #Yellow Knife City Hall and Park
  • #Sambaa Deh Falls
  • #Tundra North Tours
  • #Old Town
  • #Niven Lake Trail
  • # Inuvik National Park
  • #Mackenzie River
  • #Hay River Historical Museum
  • #Diawik Diamond Mine
  • #Great Bear Lake
  • #Long John Jamboree
  • #Fort Smith
  • #Deline
  • #Nonacho Lake
  • #Dempster Highway
  • #Pingo Canadian Landmark
  • #Gallery of the Midnight Sun
  • #MacPherson House
  • #River View Cineplex
  • #The Yellow Knife Book Cellar
  • #Luluz Market
  • #Sam’s Monkey Tree
  • #Frame Lake Trail
  • #Aurora Village

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