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MacBride Museum

1124 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A4, Canada
+1 867-667-2709
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Best way to see Whitehorse!

Don't miss this awesome, informative and engaging walking tour of Whitehorse. Tour guide Pascale H... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Matt S
Wonderful museum

This museum has so much in it I can see why they need to expand. Besides all the wildlife exhibits... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
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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
+1 867-667-2709
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Don't miss this awesome, informative and engaging walking tour of Whitehorse. Tour guide Pascale H. is a great storyteller. Fantastic way to learn about the North, the people and its history.

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This museum has so much in it I can see why they need to expand. Besides all the wildlife exhibits, there is a good glimpse into life in the Yukon in the early days, through the war and the best description on building the Alaskan...More

Thank c0untrygal
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Nice little museum. Very informative with good displays. They were expanding so it might get better.

Thank predking
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Arctic and Canadian Northern history, fauna, and people, a fantastic experience to know and understand the Yukon moreover to learn bout the Gold Rush, videos ongoing and workshops. Actually is in a expanding construction process

Thank Godschild7
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Had 2 visits to this remarkable museum of the development of the north. it's amazing pioneer people and the artifacts and animals.

Thank 21,226
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

A good presentation of the Yukon experience. Many stuffed animals and well presented. They are currently undergoing a restoration.

Thank Randolph M
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our brief visit. Lots of interesting displays, however during renovations many of them are not available.

Thank Leocraft77
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Under Construction! But a couple of good exhibits. 1) the indigenous animals of the Yukon - well maintained and informative (but a little crowded together - made it hard to photograph - at least photos are permitted). Of more interest to me was the AlCan...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The museum is very interesting, covering the Gold Rush, here you can pan for gold yourself but don't expect to find financial riches only educational ones, on our beloved poet Robert Service, about the animals of the north, the early history of the RCMP, electricity...More

Thank utazgato
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We had to ease our teenage children into the idea of visiting a museum but as soon as they entered this well presented and informative collection they were enthralled and went off in different directions to find the areas that interested them the most. Well...More

Thank Gaylene P
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