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Yukon Transportation Museum

30 Electra Cres, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 0M7, Canada
+1 867-668-4792
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Closed the day I went, call for hours.

when i went the museum was closed and according to the sign on the door is only open two days a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Noel E
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Yuma, Arizona
Great place to fill in a couple of hours !

Visited the museum and was extremely surprised to see how big it was.They have a lot of vehicles... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
LEE R
,
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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A Moving Experience. True Yukon stories live here. Come & experience big, impressive modes of transportation – dramatic, authentic, and personal stories of Yukon ingenuity & self-sufficiency. Group tours welcome.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
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“weather vane” (13 reviews)
“alaska highway” (13 reviews)
“bush pilots” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 8:00 am
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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30 Electra Cres, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 0M7, Canada
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+1 867-668-4792
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

when i went the museum was closed and according to the sign on the door is only open two days a week but i'm sure it'll be open more once the summer tourists start to arrive.

Thank Noel E
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Visited the museum and was extremely surprised to see how big it was.They have a lot of vehicles and it is very interesting to go through. The staff are very knowledgeable and happy to give a private tour. Definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The boys fell in love with this wonderful museum, located at the Whitehorse Airport, in Yukon, Canada. The staff (Corin and Janna) went out of their way to accommodate and inform us about various exhibits. I've never met anyone as friendly and patient as these...More

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YTM30Electra, Manager at Yukon Transportation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

It was great to have you here - thanks for the help!

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is a very interesting spot with lots to see. There is a railway car to go through, lots of old vehicles and a very good display on the building of the Alaska Highway. There are a number of stories of the early bush pilots....More

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YTM30Electra, Manager at Yukon Transportation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you!

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

There is lots to learn at the Yukon Transportation Museum. You soon realize how important the bush piloted aircraft were to the economy of the small towns throughout the Yukon. Many of the displays are story boards researched and created by students. Staff at the...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

It was advertised they opened at 10 . In September they don't open until noon. Disappointing, it looked like it would be interesting

Thank Cheryl R
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YTM30Electra, Manager at Yukon Transportation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

We apologize, yes in winter we shorten our hours. Where did you see the open at 10am sign?

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Great natural take on the history of the yukon it is amazingly well done and presented.needs to lift profile to attract more visitors as it is well worth every visitor to white horses attention.

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YTM30Electra, Manager at Yukon Transportation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you!

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Recently opened. Lots of information about aviation history in the north. Tribute to Dawn Bartch, who, with her husband, connected so many small northern communities. About 2 hours depending on how much reading you do. When I visited, there was also a small quilt display...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

The exhibits are very interesting but more attention to details is required. You look at an object and have to guess what it is about. Almost none of the outdoor displays have any signage beyond "stay off the exhibits"...not even names/dates. The DC3 in the...More

Thank Marc L
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Really, Really enjoyed this museum! The worlds largest weather vane outside is amazing and inside is 'small but mighty'!!!

Thank Kim M
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