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Bag
Bag
c. 1926
Bag
Boots
Boots
1960-1970
Boots
Bag
Bag
c. 1920s
Bag

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About the Centre

The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre houses the Government of the Northwest Territories’ museum and archives.

NWT Archives

The NWT Archives collects both governmental and non-governmental documents related to the history of the Northwest Territories.

Exhibits

The Exhibits department designs, displays, and circulates exhibits interpreting the human and natural history of the Northwest Territories as well as other topics.

Collections

The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre houses and manages the museum collections of the Government of the Northwest Territories.

Community Cultural Development

The Community Cultural Development Office supports individuals and organizations actively involved in arts, cultural and heritage activities.

Conservation

The Conservation section is responsible for the preservation of artifacts and archival materials in the museum collections.

Cultural Places

The NWT Cultural Places Program promotes the protection, investigation, interpretation, and commemoration of significant cultural places in the Northwest Territories.