Updated on February 9, 2023.

Upcoming Events

NameDescriptionCategoriesVenueDate
Delicious! food tastingsJoin us on Thursdays to sample different delicious country foods and celebrate northern food. Take time after you eat to visit Delicious!, an archival photography exhibit from the NWT Archives, showcasing the ways that northerners gather, prepare and enjoy food. This event is free of charge. Registration is not required.Café9 February, 12:00 pm
Delicious! food tastingsJoin us on Thursdays to sample different delicious country foods and celebrate northern food. Take time after you eat to visit Delicious!, an archival photography exhibit from the NWT Archives, showcasing the ways that northerners gather, prepare and enjoy food. This event is free of charge. Registration is not required.Café16 February, 12:00 pm
Delicious! food tastingsJoin us on Thursdays to sample different delicious country foods and celebrate northern food. Take time after you eat to visit Delicious!, an archival photography exhibit from the NWT Archives, showcasing the ways that northerners gather, prepare and enjoy food. This event is free of charge. Registration is not required.Café23 February, 12:00 pm
Music at the Museum

Join the PWNHC and Music Teachers' Association of the Northwest Territories for a series of monthly live music performances.

These free events are intended to provide a space for local music students of all ages to gather and enhance their experiences, and—most importantly—to have fun.

Café26 February, 3:00 pm
Delicious! food tastingsJoin us on Thursdays to sample different delicious country foods and celebrate northern food. Take time after you eat to visit Delicious!, an archival photography exhibit from the NWT Archives, showcasing the ways that northerners gather, prepare and enjoy food. This event is free of charge. Registration is not required.Café2 March, 12:00 pm
Music at the Museum

Join the PWNHC and Music Teachers' Association of the Northwest Territories for a series of monthly live music performances.

These free events are intended to provide a space for local music students of all ages to gather and enhance their experiences, and—most importantly—to have fun.

Café26 March, 3:00 pm

Upcoming Exhibits

Current Exhibits

NameDescriptionCategoriesGalleryDates
Delicious!, , MezzanineDecember - June
We took care of Them: RCMP Special Constables in the NWT“We took care of Them” celebrates and honors the contributions of Indigenous people in the NWT to policing in the north. Come to hear stories about Special Constables, told by community members for this exhibit. Learn more about the role that NWT communities played in helping the RCMP through rare video, photographs and interesting objects. This exhibit was created in partnership with the Department of Justice and RCMP “G” Division to celebrate Canada 150., , , Aviation GalleryCurrent Exhibit -
Making a MuseumSee wonderful new acquisitions from the past decade on display for the first time., , RampCurrent Exhibit -
This Land is Our Home: Wıìlıìdeh Yellowknives DeneThis is the story of the Wıìlıìdeh Yellowknives Dene First Nation and their traditional territory. The exhibition is a collaboration with YKDFN elders and cultural advisors to showcase their history, language and culture through artifacts, clothing, oral history and photographs., , Tundra GalleryCurrent Exhibit -
Ice Age Bison Discovery: Our frozen past and thawing futureOn exhibit for the first time — a 13,650-year-old steppe bison skull found in Tsiigehtchic, NWT in 2007. This exhibit highlights ice age fossils and the changing landscape of the North., , Tundra GalleryCurrent Exhibit -
DioramasImmerse yourself in our 10 landscape dioramas that showcase the strong connection northerners have with animals and the land. To create these dioramas, we worked closely with wildlife experts, elders, and community advisors from across the NWT., , Taiga and Tundra GalleriesCurrent Exhibit -
Mooseskin BoatFrom the late 1800s to the 1950s, mooseskin boats were built by the Shutagot’ine (Mountain Dene) to carry large amounts of cargo along dangerous mountain rivers. This boat was made in 1981 in partnership with the National Film Board and the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Come and learn about the largest artifact on permanent display., , Feature GalleryCurrent Exhibit -