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MacBride Museum

1124 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A4, Canada
+1 867-667-2709
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Interesting displays

I enjoyed a trip here- it was really nice to see the artifacts from time gone by, and the animals... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
Leigh R
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Saint Thomas Parish, Barbados
For history buffs interested in the Yukon

This museum traces the history of the Yukon. There are exhibits of stuffed animals of the area as... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Waterdown
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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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Reviewed December 15, 2017

I enjoyed a trip here- it was really nice to see the artifacts from time gone by, and the animals were very impressive.

Thank Leigh R
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Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

This museum traces the history of the Yukon. There are exhibits of stuffed animals of the area as well. You need at least an hour if you wish to read all the details about the development of the Yukon. There is a small outdoor exhibit...More

Thank Waterdown
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

This is a great little Museum with great artifacts of Yukon History. I always recommend it to any friends traveling to Whitehorse if you like history and Museums in general. Its a top 10 for things to do in WH.

Thank Big D Y
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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

There are a lot taxidermy animals in the first section of the museum. Then downstairs there are many pictures of when they were putting in the Alaskan highway. And in then in the next building there are a lot of antiques of yesteryear. We were...More

Thank Zan L
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

The McBride Museum is a really interesting place! The displays are excellent, and they do an incredible job of portraying every imaginable aspect of Klondike history. The variety of stories of fascinating individuals who contributed to so many aspects of Yukon life and shaped its...More

Thank Joanne and Bob K
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

This museum is very interesting. A very good display of the building of the Alaska highway. There was a very good reading of 'The Cremation of Sam McGee' done by a guide who also gave some interesting historical notes. She then took us on a...More

Thank Travellers5710
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

I brought my family here when they were up this summer and they all enjoyed the museum a lot. They were impressed by the Alaska Highway display in the basement.

Thank 950scholz
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

My 10 & 8 year olds and even my wife and I were pleasantly surprised at how good this museum is. While small, there is a lot of information. For those who don't want to read there are audio-visual displays, and plenty of things to...More

Thank NcAtTrip
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

Small museum with the history of the Yukon. Alcan highway history in basement was particularly interesting. Expansion should allow for bigger, better displays...

Thank The2TravelingFools
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

Spent 2 hours here learning about the north, history and the goldrush. Excellent array of antiques and even a movie about the goldrush playing in a small room. The animal display was wonderful as well as the making of the Alcan Highway display downstairs. The...More

Thank brendacB4971AI
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