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Danoja Zho Cultural Centre

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1131 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada
+1 867-993-6768
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Should be at the top of your list to visit in Dawson!

What a fantastic afternoon we spent at the Danoja Zho heritage centre! The exhibits are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joanne and Bob K
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Midhurst, Ontario
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Get to know the Han People

Well worth the ticket to experience the centre, the staff are proud Tr'ondek Hwech'in people who... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jackie O
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Whitehorse, Canada
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1131 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic afternoon we spent at the Danoja Zho heritage centre! The exhibits are outstanding; very moving insights to the experiences of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in and Han, indeed all indigenous people in Canada. We came away enlightened and humbled, and very impressed with this...More

Thank Joanne and Bob K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the ticket to experience the centre, the staff are proud Tr'ondek Hwech'in people who love to share their story with you. the gift shop has an excellent selection of local crafts.

Thank Jackie O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting museum, on the First Nation living at Dawson City before the Klondyke gold rush. It helps understand how the First Nations have been pushted away from their Land every times the whites had a financial interest, in Canada for sure, but every where...More

Thank Cresus000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started with a film that described the background. It explains very well the history and where the exhibition is about. But most informative is the guided tour they offer. The lady explained a lot interesting things to understand better the current community of Dawson....More

Thank Marc G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Here you will learn the tragic story of what the settlers tried to do to the First Nation people. You will be horrified and depressed, but also delighted to see what the people have done to restore their culture and reconcile the past with the...More

Thank Louise F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

An excellent overview of the native influence and improtance to the area and to the town. Great artifacts and displays in the Cultural Centre. Well worth the visit for anyone wanting to understand the relationship between the native and white culture.

Thank dougcundall
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The centre is very nice. The staff are friendly and they offer tours of the centre and there is a movie before the tour.

Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This place is well worth a visit. The history of the First Nations people is fascinating. The staff were very knowledgeable and the short movie informative. The story of the fate of these people at the hands of the European invasion is sadly reminiscent of...More

1  Thank chewat
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Get to learn about how the local tribes livevand lived in the past and how they were treated. This will open you eyes.

Thank michael H
Reviewed 5 September 2016

When in Dawson, you owe it to yourself to visit here in order to learn about First Nation culture and history. Nicely laid out in an attractive building on the shores of the historic Yukon River.

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