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“Discovery Gallery Open for Bookings”

Following safety protocols, the museum play area is available by reservation from 9:30am-12pm and 1pm-5pm Wednesday to Friday, and from 1-5 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Bookings must be made in advance.

 

Groups will be provided with a kit of clean, quarantined items including; cooking gear, puppets, and books for self-led learning and play.

 

Contact our Education staff at pwnhc_education@gov.nt.ca or at (867) 767-9347 ext. 71197 for more information, or to reserve some time for discovery!

998.26.1a(1)
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Transit and case

Object 998.026.001 a-j

Transit and case

Transit and case

Small surveying transits like this were carried into the field to make precision observations and sightings. This E.R. Watts & Sons unit was used by John Anderson-Thomson, an engineer and land surveyor in the NWT for 38 years from 1944 to 1982.

Object Details
Accession No.998.026.001 a-j
MakerE.R. Watts & Son, London, England
Culture
Region
LocationYellowknife, Great Slave Lake
Datec. 1915
980.56.1a,b(2)
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Ship’s telegraph

Object 980.056.001 a,b

Ship’s telegraph

Ship’s telegraph

A brass telegraph from the M.V. Radium Gilbert. A ship's telegraph is used for communication between the bridge of the ship and the engine room. Operated by the Northern Transportation Company Ltd. from 1946 to 1980, the Radium Gilbert transported supplies and cargo to communities on Great Bear Lake, and uranium from Eldorado Mine.

Object Details
Accession No.980.056.001 a,b
MakerJos. Harper & Son Inc., New York, New York, USA
Culture
Region
LocationGreat Bear Lake
Date1946-1980