About Greenland National Museum and Archives
Greenland National Museum & Archives consists of two main departments – the museum and archives – each with their own statutory responsibilities.
Through registration, collecting, archiving, conservation, research, and communication activities Greenland National Museum & Archives is to:
- Work for the protection of Greenland’s cultural heritage
- Document Greenlandic culture and natural history
- Makes its collection accessible to the public
- Make its collections available to researchers and disseminate the results of research
- Ensure the preservation of archives of historical value or that provide documentation regarding significant administrative or legal issues for the citizens and authorities of Greenland.
- Ensure that archives not worthy of preservation are discarded
- Ensure public access to the archives
In addition, Greenland National Museum & Archives manage the conservation and other cultural preservation of cultural monuments, including immovable historical monuments, buildings and cultural-historical areas.