Narsaq Museum is housed in some of the old colonial buildings around the cosy "old harbour". The entrance is in the building marked A-34 on its roof. The museum includes excellent exhibitions about Norse settlers, the history of Narsaq and traditional kayaks. Besides; there is a reconstruction of a turf house, decorated inside by the elder people of the town, a colonial shop's interior from the 1930's, and the memorial house for the famous poet, priest and painter Henrik Lund.
Check out the opening hours at the Tourist Office
The Church is built in 1927. The interior is painted in bright blue, white and yellow colours, typical for Greenlandic churches.
A21 – Culture house
The citizens of Narsaq have named the community house "A21", in order to signify their work with the United Nations' environmental programme AGENDA 21. The house serves numerous functions as; meeting facilities, reading corner, play room for children, green information/inspiration, exhibitions and café. It is worth a visit, to get a feeling of what is going on in a modern town in Greenland.
Brædtet – the fish market
Make a visit to Brædtet the local fish - and meat market just behind the major shop KNI Pisifik. Here you will find all kinds of fresh food according to the season; whale, seal, reindeer, fish, angelica, mushrooms, and berries.
Narsaq is famous for its many minerals and gemstones (especially the pink Tugtupit). Børge Brodersen has made his own private collection through a whole lifetime in Narsaq. Ring his door bell, and ask to have a look. Besides the mineral collection he has a lovely garden.
This is where the local craftsmen meet and work on their projects. Watch them carve figures in antlers and bones, polish stones for jewellery, felt and sew clothes and handicraft. Have a look – and buy a memory from Greenland.
June 21.st is Greenland's national day. It is a holiday, where everybody meets in the morning, often in front of the town hall, for speeches and songs. During the day there are common activities around the town including barbeque and festivities.
First day of school. The first day at school for new pupils is a cheerful occasion, which is celebrated outside the school. Many children are wearing their national costume for the first time, special made for this day. Their names are announced in the school yard, followed by cheers from family and friends, before they enter the classroom. The first day of school is usually during the first week of August.