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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 3 days ago
Warren P
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The new part of the museum contains stunning blown glass icicles - it's worth the visit just to see... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
SueBrian52
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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 days ago

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

Thank Warren P
Reviewed 6 days 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

Thank SueBrian52
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank cfd227
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank lferobin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank lawm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

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.

Thank Heathwyn
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Great photo OP with costumes and props available as soon as you enter. Stuffed animals in dioramas give a good sense of scale. Cultural and historical displays are well done. 1 to 2 hours is enough for a visit. Close to the visitor information center.

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