NWT Mining Heritage Society

Fossils from the earliest single-celled lifeforms have been found in the Mackenzie Mountains of the NWT. Researchers have observed  microscopic remains of sponge-like organisms that lived in a primordial sea environment 850 million years ago.

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Friday, Apr 7th, 2017

Yellowknife's famous Beer Barge party will be held again this summer, on Saturday June 17, 2017. Tickets will be on sale at the Spring Trade Show in May. More details to follow!

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Monday, Feb 13th, 2017

Yellowknife photographer Brian Collins donates beautiful photographic print to Museum.

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Friday, Sep 30th, 2016

The Mining Heritage Society is pleased to be a sponsor of Terry Woolf's short film "HANGIN WITH THE CON KIDS".

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