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MacBride Museum

1124 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A4, Canada
+1 867-667-2709
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Very interesting

Had great pictures of the building of the Alaskan Hwy. Great stuffed animal display of the local... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Yukon history at it's best

Even with some major construction going on we had a wonderful experience going through this Museum... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jmarshall2014
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Stoney Creek, 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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1124 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A4, Canada
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A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had great pictures of the building of the Alaskan Hwy. Great stuffed animal display of the local animals. Great information on the sternwheelers.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even with some major construction going on we had a wonderful experience going through this Museum. If you want to learn about the history and see some wonderful artifacts this is definitely a place to visit.

Thank Jmarshall2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Close to my hotel, but the poor lighting cut my visit short. Renovations are in progress but displays are still the same. Cost is $10, 9 if over 64.

Thank Lowpasslew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good museum, but at this time it is going through expension so many of the displays are not there or accessible. The museum does have some nice displays.

Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend recommended we visit the MacBride museum while we were visiting Whitehorse. We had time on our first day in Whitehorse and decided to visit the museum. We were glad we did as it provided a lot of history about the Whitehorse area, the...More

2  Thank Tom7787
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Interesting museum with native animals on display through taxidermist. History of the area and samples of home life in that era are displayed

Thank leslieville1
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This museum packs a whole lot of great exhibits in a small place. They are currently rebuilding the museum and it looks to be four times the size of what it currently is. The exhibits are very well done as most museums are in Canada....More

Thank Outdoorpartner
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This small museum is in the process of constructing a new, modern building. It is now housed in a log structure with an annex. Nonetheless, a visitor should take the time to visit. It gives great insight into the history of the area. The annex...More

Thank redneckersson5
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This museum has made a real effort to gather authentic articles that depict the gold rush era, early settlers and items from business in the area. Wildlife displays include local animals. Staff provide interactive informations sessions. For example, we saw gold panning and a session...More

Thank sylvia N
Reviewed 28 June 2017

A great introduction to Yukon and its history, though we kind of did it backwards by visiting all of Yukon first and then going to MacBride. As such it was a little repetitive as we had seen and read a lot of the stuff for...More

Thank Edward W
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