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MacBride Museum

1124 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A4, Canada
+1 867-667-2709
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Take a couple of hours

It is $9 for seniors. There is a large display of stuffed animals from the area from the little... read more

Reviewed yesterday
bluedog1400
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Crestview, Florida
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Nice Museum of Yukon History

The museum is very good informative on the history of Whitehorse and the Yukon. Lots of good info... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peterm5555
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Edmonton, Canada
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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 family, gold panning and historical skits daily during the summer months. Open all year.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gold rush” (54 reviews)
“stuffed animals” (19 reviews)
“gold panning” (18 reviews)
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1124 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A4, Canada
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+1 867-667-2709
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is $9 for seniors. There is a large display of stuffed animals from the area from the little muscrat to the large moose, a room for the miners and lots of things from that era. Outside you can see the Sam McGee’s cabin furnished.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is very good informative on the history of Whitehorse and the Yukon. Lots of good info boards, exhibits and artifacts too. Stuff animal area was good also. Staff was very knowledgeable and friendly. Admission $10 per adult.

Thank Peterm5555
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum which is undergoing renovations at the moment. Our guide was a Dawson native so she knew Yukon history. I recommend visiting this museum

Thank Jane S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed this place, the taxidermy animals were very well done and they gave me a good sense of the wildlife in the area. I learned quite a bit about the history and found it very interesting. I like the fact that I could browse...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum was under renovation but it was still interesting. The pictures and stories of those that helped build the Alaska Highway was very interesting. Just wish people would quit referring to artifacts found from millions of years ago, just stick with the story being...More

Thank Hester S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice museum with two floors of local history and a few out buildings. make sure to see ALL the buildings for there are NO signs directing you outside and you may do as i did and miss a building. if you do not like stuffed...More

Thank Noel E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an excellent museum. We learned so much about Canada, the Yukon, the history of the Allan highway, as well as the animals of the area. We were intrigued for over an hour.

Thank Rhonda K
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

There are many museums in Whitehorse and in the Yukon and they are all worth seeing, including this gem right downtown close to the Yukon River! This museum has so many cool exhibits and truly tells the story of the birth of the Yukon and...More

Thank RuthAnneFergie
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

There is a lot to see in this great museum. Lots of artifacts pertaining to the Gold Rush and the beginning of Whitehorse. I is a must for anyone's bucket list.

Thank yukoner4life
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Loved to visit the museum! Well done and learned a lot about the gold rush mining. Sad to see how Natives lost their lands ans identity caused by the white people coming for gold digging.

Thank France R
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