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Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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When we arrived they were giving sample of some of there food that would be staples for the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
melwillakraft
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Abbotsford, Canada
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This building has beautiful art work and even a display room. There is a large carved boat that has... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Warren P
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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 Dün First Nation people. It is also a gathering place for people of all cultures. The vision of the...more
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1171 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 0G9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived they were giving sample of some of there food that would be staples for the Indigenes People. Very good food by the way. Had a young lady give us a tour of the cultural centre and we were very impressed. Well worth...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank melwillakraft
Reviewed November 11, 2018

This building has beautiful art work and even a display room. There is a large carved boat that has detailed artwork in the hall.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Warren P
Reviewed October 4, 2018

The building is beautiful with many examples of first nations art inside and outside. They have a very nice hall for meetings or conferences. They also have an exhibit showing photos and stories of some of the settlers of the city. But it's not overly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

We visited while a cultural event was being hosted at the centre. It was very busy and offered an array of performances and demonstrations as well as opportunity to purchase authentic indigenous arts and crafts.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Keith S
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Although a lot smaller than the other museums in the area, this was my personal highlight. The space was lovely, the exhibitions were insightful and beautiful, and the information told me so much about the First Nation culture - was particularly fascinating to find out...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

When we stopped here, we had imagined that there would be an extensive museum and gift shop in the facility. That is not the case, yet our visit was interesting and informative in a welcoming and comfortable gathering space. There was an exhibit about subsistence...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Patrick M
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This bright and airy cultural centre contains artifacts and regalia from the Kwanlin Dun First Nation aboriginal band in the Dawson area. The various objects are well displayed but there are not very many of them and if you don't have a detailed knowledge of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

This venue hosts a variety of activities, from art exhibits to classes and interactive performances. Just 2 blocks from the center of downtown, and right on the Yukon River. Plus, it’s a gorgeous building - Kudos to the designers and builder.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mes227
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Very interesting visit. We were given a very informative tour by 2 interesting and well informed young ladies. We left with a much better understanding of the First Nation people and the difficulties they have faced. Would recommend a visit & would have liked to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank foggieparks
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Was here for National Indigenous Peoples Day and the place was packed! Lots going on inside and out. Great acoustics inside the long-house. Very neat mix of the past and present architecture. A must-see to appreciate this. Glad we attended the festivities in such a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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