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Copperbelt Railway and Mining Museum

Mile 919. 28 Alaska Highway, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
+1 867-667-6198
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So we stopped here a couple times! First just to get our passport stamped for the gold game and... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Rob R
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Kelowna, BC
Not much there.

There really isn't much at the museum. The kids enjoyed the little train ride, but other than... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
orilliaguyz
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Coldwater, Canada
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The Copperbelt Railway & Mining Museum is an interpretive learning experience focusing on Whitehorse and Yukon mining and rail history. Whether it’s a ride through the northern boreal forests you crave, a place to take your family for fun and adventure, or a fascinating history lesson on northern mining, rail and life, visiting our museum, picnic pavilion, playground and beloved train ride on the “Loki” is a must for you, your friends and your family.
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  • Average30%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Mile 919. 28 Alaska Highway, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

So we stopped here a couple times! First just to get our passport stamped for the gold game and then came back later for some information as we were close and I wanted to find some ores and pyrite at the very least. The "kid"...More

Thank Rob R
Reviewed 10 August 2017

There really isn't much at the museum. The kids enjoyed the little train ride, but other than that, it wasn't really worth the stop.

Thank orilliaguyz
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I felt this place had a lot of potential to be so much better. Seems to be built around a 'train ride' behind a little Loki engine that worked in the mines. Other than that there are some displays set up in a somewhat haphazard...More

Thank Odd_Th0mas
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This museum/outdoor picnic area as well as the little train that runs the perimeter of the property is more geared for children and schools. In fact, the day we were there was a group of children doing outdoor arts and crafts. I forgot how much...More

Thank toadsoup
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This place was not what we were expecting. The displays show about the mining in the are but there is not much there, the site is not where the mines are. There is a train ride around the ground that is not that much exciting...More

Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This has been nicely set up .. it's a mini train ride through a mock up of the mining Era. Kids love this.

Thank Leegoodwin
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Just come here for the little train ride, great fun for adults and kids. The museum is easy to look around and some great info about the old mines of the area. A little gem just waiting to be explored. Second visit here 6 years...More

1  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was one of the stops on our Yukon Passports (Tourism Promo), and we learned more mining history, riding along on the little train. Although, I wouldn't sit right behind the little engine next time because the exhaust was pretty bad at times.

Thank jkeigler
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Unfortunately because of time constraints we attend during a drizzle. The staff was attentive and informative however because of the drizzle the train was not able to run as the rails must be dry . They are run by electricity! The displays were well presented...More

Thank AvalonFlyBird
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Drove to the Copperbelt Mining Museum, which is a few kilometers north of downtown Whitehorse on the main highway. Got there at 10:00, just as it was opening. Toured museum. Got on train and got a 10 minute ride around their lot. Saw mining paraphernalia...More

1  Thank Karen K
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