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MacBride Museum

1124 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A4, Canada
+1 867-667-2709
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This Museum Captures the History of the Yukon

The MacBride Museum is one of those small museums demand an entire day. They have a number of... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2013
AmericanOdyssey
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Valdez, Alaska
A little overwhelming, but worth your time!

There is just so much to see in this museum, take your time and try to absorbe as much as possible... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2013
MrHearsay
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Toronto, 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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Reviewed 29 May 2013

The MacBride Museum is one of those small museums demand an entire day. They have a number of different exhibits, and they are all worth seeing. My only regret is not setting aside more time for the museum. I really enjoyed the exhibit on the...More

Thank AmericanOdyssey
Reviewed 19 May 2013 via mobile

There is just so much to see in this museum, take your time and try to absorbe as much as possible. A few hours are needed to really get into this attraction. Our tour guide was fun and interactive, and they really made the museum...More

Thank MrHearsay
Reviewed 12 May 2013

A friendly, quirky, homespun, thoroughly informative museum, which integrates individual stories with locations, place and environment, to give a real sense of living history. Delightful!

Thank charliewatson7
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Lots of history of the pioneering days of Whitehorse and Yukon. Great models and replicas inside. Its a fun time with family for education.

Thank Abi P
Reviewed 8 April 2013

it is an okay musuem but the woman giving the tour was so boring and grumpy i actually fell asleep on the tour

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MacBride M, Public Relations Manager at MacBride Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2013

We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your tour. We are interested in hearing more about your experience and would like to offer you a free pass to visit the museum again. Please contact us at 667-2709 ext.3, or at info@macbridemuseum.com.

Reviewed 23 March 2013

I am a museum professional by trade, so tend to view places like this with a more critical eye than most. For me, the standard of interpretation within this museum varied significantly. One of the first rooms we encountered was filled with stuffed animals, many...More

Thank Australian_Argonaut
Reviewed 20 March 2013

The McBride Museum is a great example of good things coming in small packages. Each exhibit is carefully presented with a warm small town feeling. We had spent time walking most of 1st Avenue which parallel's the Yukon River before enjoying the exhibits and charm...More

Thank sam101645
Reviewed 13 March 2013

This is a very interesting collection of artifacts from all over the Yukon and different life styles and living conditions. This is a must see.

Thank dottiedolittle
Reviewed 11 March 2013

The MacBride Museum is in a great location, across the street from the Yukon River near the train station, and is a lovely, unpretentious place. The galleries and exhibits are very nicely done and the museums gets away from the simple glorification of the Klondike...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 16 February 2013

take an hour and browse through the macbride museum and you'll get a overview of the history of this extraordinary area -- steeped in history of gold mining, fur trapping, milling, fishing, hunting...

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