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Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre

1171 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 0G9, Canada
+1 867-456-5322
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Exhibit of First Nations artwork

This place appears to be a location to assist First Nations peoples. Directly opposite the entrance... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Waterdown
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Canada
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Nice facility...

Was there for dinner reception and show which was OK but not spectacular. Did not visit museum or... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
The2TravelingFools
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Seattle, Washington
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Situated on the banks of the Yukon River, the Cultural Centre is a place where we celebrate the heritage and contemporary way of life of the Kwanlin Dun First Nation people. It is also a gathering place for people of all cultures. The vision of the Cultural Centre is to revive, preserve, and demonstrate our language, practices, values and traditional way of life for the benefit of Kwanlin Dun people. We also want to share our culture with other First Nations and people from around the world.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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1171 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 0G9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place appears to be a location to assist First Nations peoples. Directly opposite the entrance there were many people who seemed to be working on projects. It looked like a large classroom. In fact most of the building seemed to be related to education....More

Thank Waterdown
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Was there for dinner reception and show which was OK but not spectacular. Did not visit museum or other parts of facility.

Thank The2TravelingFools
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This was our second visit to this center. The first time was 3 years ago when they were having a cultural event that included many artisans. This time it was quieter and we were able to see the wall displays and spend time reading about...More

Thank Weyes1
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre hosts a great collection of local first nations art, conventions and an impressive waterfront - but its crown jewel is the library. I didn't always think so - my first experience was rather negative but over the last two years...More

Thank Kris J
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

What a fine museum/cultural center! Beautiful First Nation art and displays. What talented people. The videos were well done and interesting and the staff went out of the way to answer any questions and offer advice on other sites in the area. We loved this...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I was there when the centre opened and have returned every year. It is interesting and educational for those who want to learn more about the first nation history. Well laid out and an awesome place to have a wedding or other festivities.

Thank Ursula405
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I must confess I know little about First Nation people and feel quite disconnected from them - but I am from the UK. Visit this centre, however, and you'll learn masses. Our guide was Ashley, who was an Inuit, and she was charming, informative and...More

Thank Squire2014
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The healing canoe is magnificent. There's a very interesting video about how and why it was made - from a single log. So much thought went into creating this wonderful place. It is definitely worth visiting and I recommend asking lots of questions. The staff...More

Thank AMHayes
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Confusing, as this center reminded us of an administrative building as compared to a true cultural center - a meeting hall for natives. The receptionist wasn't very helpful, but did steer up to the outside tents where they were building a canoe - cultural days...More

Thank toadsoup
Reviewed 18 July 2017

When we were there it was the end of Cultural Days and there was lots of things going on. The building is amazing and has displays of the culture. We were lucky because they had a free BBQ that day and the food was great.

Thank gjsamson
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