Yellowknife Specialty Attractions
Although Divak's actual mines are located more than 300km north or Yellowknife, guests to the visitor's centre can enjoy diamond polishing and cutting demonstrations. They can also look at some of the northern diamonds found, and even purchase one as a special souvenir of the NWT.
One of the newest legislatures in Canada, Members of the NWT Legislative Assembly practice a consensus-style government, conducted in an igloo-shaped building. Guided tours are available weekday mornings and self guided audio tours area available during regular hours in the official languages of the Northwest Territories and Japanese.
John A's Paleo Emporium
Open daily from noon to 4pm, this museum is for children and those with a fun streak. Collection includes fossils and dinosaur bones, and the largest collection of dinosaur toys in Canada.