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MacBride Museum

1124 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A4, Canada
+1 867-667-2709
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MacBride Museum Whitehorse

This museum is a wonderful example of community and territorial history. It's got a really great... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
andrewq145
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Kingston, Canada
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Very Interesting

A great place to encounter Klondyke Gold Rush history. There were several samples of gold from the... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
FiddleCamper
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Teslin, 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 4 January 2017 via mobile

This museum is a wonderful example of community and territorial history. It's got a really great layout and covers everything of general interest from prehistoric to modern time. There's well written storyboards and interesting artifacts to get your imagination into the frame. I was fortunate...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

A great place to encounter Klondyke Gold Rush history. There were several samples of gold from the different creeks that were mined along with all different kinds of equipment to see,

Thank FiddleCamper
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I was looking for things to do in Whitehorse, and the MacBride museum was a great budget-friendly attraction. Lots of visual and auditory displays, and plenty of information cards to read. Really interesting history of Yukon's origins!

Thank Maple L
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Museum details the history of the Yukon. Very well presented material; good stop to add into your walk around Whitehorse.

Thank rangerj557
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Really nice museum. Spent three hours could of spent maybe one more, if we read everything , needed to leave due to 3 hour limit on parking meter. Nice afternoon, history, worth the money. $10cad

Thank RoxaneKS
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I was lucky to go when there were few others there as I was able to take my time in front of exhibits and read/look at leisure. There is so much to see and learn about - well worth the visit! Don't forget to go...More

Thank heather154943
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Very good overview of gold rush times with history, tools, etc. with a complete overview of animal life in that area.

Thank Waldemar_Schneider
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I ove going to MacBride Museum event. They are fun, are about storytelling from first hand of people who have lived and experience the Yukon for quite some time. I enjoyed the feeling of cabinet of curiosity with all the collection material and stories of...More

Thank Sylvie B
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Visited for a few hours when I was in Whitehorse. I loved the section with the animals, it was awesome! because you can see the actual size of them (really close, not like in the animal preserve, which is also very cool). Small museum, not...More

Thank luloace
Reviewed 3 November 2016

worht a go. has the most on Yukon history as well as mining. of interest to all who would more knowledge on the Yukon

Thank Adeline427
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