The Legislative Assembly Building, Yellowknife

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  • Address: 4517 48 Street Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9 Canada
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8676692200
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Architecture , Heritage Building
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About The Legislative Assembly Building, Yellowknife

The Legislative Assembly is the seat of elected government in the Northwest Territories. The building is built beautifully and has become the symbol of solidarity and uniqueness in Yellowknife. Bordering the Frame Lake, the building does not only enjoy a strategically picturesque location but also stands out for its tasteful architecture and design. A host of displays address the history of the legislative assembly and the government. There are beautiful paintings that have been expertly displayed and add to the ambiance of the place.

The Legislative Assembly Building Information

  • Free guided tours are available from Monday to Friday.
  • Self-guided audio tours are available during regular Legislative Assembly building hours and are available in the official languages of the NWT and in Japanese.

The Legislative Assembly Building Opening and Closing Hours

  • Tour Schedule: September 1 to May 31 - Weekdays - 10.30 am
  • June 1 to August 31 - Weekdays - 10.30 am, 1.30 pm, and 3.30 pm, Sundays - 1.30 pm

How To reach The Legislative Assembly Building by Public Transport

  • Travel by taxi to reach this destination.

Restaurants Near The Legislative Assembly Building

  • The Explorer Hotel
  • TrapLine Lounge
  • Fuego International Cuisine
  • Vietnamese Noodle House

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Things to Know Before Visiting The Legislative Assembly Building

  • 95% of people who visit Yellowknife include The Legislative Assembly Building in their plan

  • 69.56% of people start their The Legislative Assembly Building visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see The Legislative Assembly Building

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

64.04% of people prefer walking in order to reach The Legislative Assembly Building

People normally club together Northern Frontier Visitors Center and Down To Earth Gallery while planning their visit to The Legislative Assembly Building.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

The Legislative Assembly Building, Yellowknife Reviews

  • Interesting place for visitors who want to learn more about the Northwest Territories. There is a cafe too

  • Excellent tour that speaks about the building design and how it ties into the indigenous peoples of NWT. Amazing to learn that a government body in Canada is built around its people and respect for its indigenous peoples and their wisdom. This is a beautiful building with brilliant architectural design that weaves in different aspects of 11 different nations and languages of NWT. Highly recommended!

  • The security guy do the introduction and he’s really nice! Also the Christmas atmosphere and setting are great.

  • Dont forget to go inside the hall and take sime photos. Right stairs up.

  • Excellent tour. Comprehensive overview of the legislative system and beautiful artifacts/symbols/gifts from across Canada.

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