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MacBride Museum

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Address: 1124 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A4, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 867-667-2709

Your Yukon adventure starts here! From Gold Rush fever to the birth of...

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.

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This place has preserved the historical thing of the Yukon so very well. It is amazing to see the historical and cultural development of the Yukon

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Whitehorse, Canada
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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place has preserved the historical thing of the Yukon so very well. It is amazing to see the historical and cultural development of the Yukon

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Yountville, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With time to kill we took a local's advice and went here. There are several types of galleries including: First Nation; Gold Rush; early twentieth century; Alcan Highway; pre-history. We were charmed by the thoughtful presentation of their exhibits and the staff member. You will gain a greater appreciation of the area you traveled so far to explore.

Thank NancyGates_12
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is a great walk back through history. With several mock ups and scenes from the past. This is a must see for tourists or even locals at least once..

Thank Leegoodwin
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Museum is good for young and old alike. It gives a wonderful overview to the cultural, historical and natural life of the area. Don't miss the gold rush galleries, we almost did. I wish we had had more time to spend there.

Thank Stacy C
Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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 to go in the off season and had all the time in the world and... More 

Thank andrewq145
Teslin, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 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
Langley, British Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

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

Thank rangerj557
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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 to the outside exhibits as there is another building to go through. It was worth... More 

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