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Wonderful staff, great museum

The woman on duty was exceptionally helpful, absolutely made my day. Loads of information and good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Clare H
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Vancouver, Canada
New extension to the Museum

This new extension has really added to the depth of the museum. Love the animal display and so do... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Warren P
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Your Yukon adventure starts here! From Gold Rush fever to the birth of Whitehorse, the MacBride Museum gives the best and most entertaining overview of the colorful characters and groundbreaking events that built Canada's Yukon. Fun for the whole...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The woman on duty was exceptionally helpful, absolutely made my day. Loads of information and good displays, definitely remember to go up to the 2nd floor and check out the Land and Light Collection - the Ted Harrison Collection was a highlight for me.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Clare H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This new extension has really added to the depth of the museum. Love the animal display and so do my kids.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Warren P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The new part of the museum contains stunning blown glass icicles - it's worth the visit just to see the. The museum appears to be trying to link it's older sections with the new and is making good progress. The display of Yukon animals is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SueBrian52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Museum gives you a glimpse into a bygone era and the hardships faced by its residents. There are many interesting exhibits.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cfd227
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

The Macbride seems to have recently had some renovations and extensions to their exhibits. We really enjoyed our visit and learned a lot about the Alaska highway - we didn’t know it had such an interesting history! This was a great place the learn about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lferobin
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Visited here 6 years ago and was interested to see the new additions. We spend hours on the first visit reading and taking in the history. The museum seems to be in transition as some of the exhibits we saw before are not yet on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lawm
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Very interesting photos on display from the Gold Rush era and also many showing the construction of the Alaska Highway.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

This museum is your induction and orientation to the Yukon , a magic and spiritual place . The Mcbride is full of nuggets of history from the gold rush, First Nation people through to modern day . There is a collection of stuffed animals you...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank richadventure
Reviewed September 29, 2018

I liked this museum, the display of local wildlife via taxidermy may not be for everyone but it was well presented. The running film telling a descendant’s family connection to the gold rush was of fair quality and an interesting watch. There was an excellent...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rogerjkent
Reviewed September 24, 2018

There are a variety of exhibits, and it is amazing to hear the guide recite "The Cremation of Sam McGee" by heart. The most absorbing exhibit for me was that on the building of the Alcan, which is downstairs.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Heathwyn
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