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One of a kind museum

This museum is your induction and orientation to the Yukon , a magic and spiritual place . The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
richadventure
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Worth a visit.

I liked this museum, the display of local wildlife via taxidermy may not be for everyone but it was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rogerjkent
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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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...more
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1124 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is your induction and orientation to the Yukon , a magic and spiritual place . The Mcbride is full of nuggets of history from the gold rush, First Nation people through to modern day . There is a collection of stuffed animals you...More

Thank richadventure
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked this museum, the display of local wildlife via taxidermy may not be for everyone but it was well presented. The running film telling a descendant’s family connection to the gold rush was of fair quality and an interesting watch. There was an excellent...More

Thank rogerjkent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a variety of exhibits, and it is amazing to hear the guide recite "The Cremation of Sam McGee" by heart. The most absorbing exhibit for me was that on the building of the Alcan, which is downstairs.

Thank Heathwyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great photo OP with costumes and props available as soon as you enter. Stuffed animals in dioramas give a good sense of scale. Cultural and historical displays are well done. 1 to 2 hours is enough for a visit. Close to the visitor information center.

Thank CanadianBaconToronto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were completely taken off guard by this charming museum. It offered a glimpse into the past that shaped this beautiful region. The ALCAN exhibit has us enthralled as did the incredible exhibits including the wildlife, gold rush fever and life in...More

Thank joseepatrick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum offers a wide selection of historical and cultural artifacts. It gives the visitor a good glimpse in the territorial past and the influence of the gold rush and the characters it attracted. Very good. you can even pan for gold here.

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent exhibits on the history of the area including the building of the ALCAN and the CANOL pipeline, the effects of the World Wars, the Gold Rush days, First Nations exhibits, and natural history. Definitely worth several hours for anyone interested in the history of...More

Thank AKTraveler50
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

To learn more about the history and environment of this area, this is an excellent resource. Information about the gold rush days, wildlife in the area (with stuffed animals on display), the Alcan highway, and much more. Reasonably priced, and well presented, it was worth...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Was a nice museum and provided a nice overview of the area. The exhibits were interesting, and had a good balance of visual and written information.

Thank mei700
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This museum has a diverse range of displays and exhibits that provide an excellent overview of natural and cultural history in the area.

Thank Heather M
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