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MacBride Museum

1124 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A4, Canada
+1 867-667-2709
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Small museum with the history of the Yukon. Alcan highway history in basement was particularly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Seattle, Washington
well done!

Spent 2 hours here learning about the north, history and the goldrush. Excellent array of antiques... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fredericton, Canada
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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 family, gold panning and historical skits daily during the summer months. Open all year.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1124 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A4, Canada
+1 867-667-2709
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Reviewed yesterday

Small museum with the history of the Yukon. Alcan highway history in basement was particularly interesting. Expansion should allow for bigger, better displays...

Thank The2TravelingFools
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 2 hours here learning about the north, history and the goldrush. Excellent array of antiques and even a movie about the goldrush playing in a small room. The animal display was wonderful as well as the making of the Alcan Highway display downstairs. The...More

Thank brendacB4971AI
Reviewed 1 week ago

Should be even better with huge expansion now happening to open in 2018. Special exhibits super too!

1  Thank jemseg
Reviewed 1 week ago

They put together a great overview of the history of the Yukon and their gallery of stuffed critters was amazing.

1  Thank Aukenessie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to see - great variation of displays. The museum was in reno when we were there but still found it a great walk down the history trail.

1  Thank BuffaloLake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really well planned museum with a lot of great pieces. Very interesting stories and artifacts, as well a wildlife gallery of taxidermy animals. Though generally I'm not interested in stuffed animals, they are very well preserved and it was great to see the scale of...More

1  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Museum is not big. But it is a nice place to go to know Whitehorse history. Special the pictures show the time to build the Alaska highway.

Thank pldj m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is small and compact, but well worth a visit! It comprises four sections: Yukon history, Yukon Fauna, Alaska Highway Construction History and Historical Memorabilia. Additional exhibits are under construction. You can try your gold panning skills as well. There also is a small...More

Thank lldekker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At only $10 entry fee this museum is well worth a visit. My most favourite part was the Yukon Mammals and Birds section - great taxidermists' work on display!! There's SO many interesting bits & pieces to look at and the renovations will allow even...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice animal display of Taxidermy animals. Particularly enjoyed the Alcan Highway history and pictures in the basement. Lots of artifacts everywhere. Check out the duck coat near the desk.

Thank wayne m
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