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Ilulissat Art Museum

Aron Mathiesenip Aqqutaa 7, Ilulissat 3952, Greenland
+299 94 44 43
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One of the gems on the tourist circuit in Ilulissat

I could have spent hours in this art museum. It houses a wide range of painting and also other art... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2017
Iain A
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Glasgow
Interesting.

We had admittance to this art museum with our museum admittance. we loved looking at all the... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2017
amazonlady1
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Aron Mathiesenip Aqqutaa 7, Ilulissat 3952, Greenland
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Reviewed September 3, 2017

I could have spent hours in this art museum. It houses a wide range of painting and also other art works, like tupilaks. There is a collection of paintings by Auzias and many books on Greenlandic art.

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

We had admittance to this art museum with our museum admittance. we loved looking at all the pictures over the two floors. The staff were lovely and there were clean toilets.

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

Wonderful way to learn about the Greenlandic history. Great and interesting displays. Spent about an hour, well worth it.

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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a visit after the Town museum as the ticket covered both. Not usually an art fan, but the collection was very interesting with paintings from the beginning of the settlement and up to date photos showing the change in development. Definitely worth...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed two hours here looking at the impressive collection of Emanuel Petersen paintings of the Arctic. The curator shared his knowledge of the paintings and was very happy to answer our questions about life in Greenland. There is also a good library of books...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2017

for such a small museum and town the curator is passionate and will really make you feel welcome. they have special showings upstairs. OVerall it is quaint and really is a great building too

Thank Leigh E
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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Emanuel Petersen came to Greenland from Denmark by a coincidence. He had worked as a theater decorator and as a marine painter at the Royal Copenhagen porcelain factory. He fell in love with (understandably) Greenland, it's nature, the people and the light. All of this...More

Thank Mette N
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Reviewed March 29, 2017

Our boat trip to Disko Island was delayed so we had a morning to explore Ilulissat. We went to both museums (I think it was a single ticket). The art museum was a very pleasant surprise. We liked the art and the gentleman that showed...More

Thank Deeterbug
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Reviewed September 15, 2016

For a small town the art gallery was a surprisingly good exhibition. Set on 2 floors there was an interesting collection of scrimshaw on the first floor.

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Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

The museum has a very nice collection of Emanuel Petersen's works as well as changing special exhibitions

Thank Jesper H
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