Image of the museum in fall from across Frame Lake

Visit Us

Hours and Admission


Open Weekly from Tuesday to Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. 

Holiday Hours 

Open statutory holidays, except Christmas and New Year's Day. 

Open on statutory holidays that fall on a Monday.


Admission is free. Donations are welcome.


  • Handicap parking stalls
  • Drop off and pickup area in front of the museum entrance
  • The front entrance is equipped with a ramp, handrails, and automatic door buttons
  • Seating throughout the galleries
  • Spacious hallways and exhibits with wide pathways
  • Ramps and handrails in hallways throughout the museum
  • Wheelchair-accessible washrooms on the main floor and second floor
  • Two wheelchairs for visitor use (available in the lobby)

Directions and Parking

We are located near downtown Yellowknife on the shores of Frame Lake, near City Hall, the Legislative Assembly building and walking trails. 

Parking at the museum is free.

Click the map above to see Google map