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The Legislative Assembly Building

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Address: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2L9, Canada
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(867) 767-9130

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Fantastic tour

Our tour guide was really great. Very knowledgeable and kept a group of 10 teens interested! Good anecdotes as well.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was really great. Very knowledgeable and kept a group of 10 teens interested! Good anecdotes as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on a day the Ledge was sitting so we didn't get in the main room. However, I guide took us places others don't normally see due to this. The guide was knowledgeable and spoke perfect English. there is a lot to see and you realize just how new the NWT really are! highly recommend a visit. To top... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting tour guide very friendly. They gave us souvenir pins and post cards for free. You could also listen to legislators.

Thank neal1943
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is very interesting inside, and you can walk around in the public area, but if you are there at 10:30, you can go inside to the chamber and area off public. There are a few AY JACKSON paintings inside the chamber. I enjoy very much of my visit.

Thank sunshinelpc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The free tour is impressive, takes maybe 40 minutes, and Strongly emphasizes the inclusive and consensus- building nature of this culture. We were fortunate that the legislature was actually in session when we visited, so we spent a further 20 minutes or so listening to the Q&A from the visitors gallery. The symbolism of the sculptures and paintings, including a... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a hidden jewel in Yellowknife. They have many interesting objects of the aboriginal cultures. The staff give out a very interesting tour at 10:30 am which is great!! They are super friendly and very interesting in everyone getting to know their history, they even give you postcards and pins for free!! It is a beautiful building and a... More 

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Courtenay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Super tours in the am or by iPod as a self tour. Interesting and very informative. Visiting on a working in session would be vert educational

Thank daleslair
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a spectacular facility and is certainly worth a visit. Our tour guide was equally impressive - polite and knowledgeable and easily handling the plethora of questions!

Thank DesertDrifters
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Tour was excellent gives a lot of information and the guide was open to questions. The building is beautiful, especially remarkable are the windows around the chamber itself. Small but interesting variety of art and artifacts.

Thank Juliette144309
Yellowknife, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Ledge, as we call it, is beautifully designed and decorated. There is a rich history to the architectural design!!

Thank AnneJ111155

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