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Yukon Transportation Museum

30 Electra Crescent | Next to the Whitehorse International Airport, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 6E6, Canada
867 668 4792
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Ranked #11 of 18 Attractions in Whitehorse
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Owner description: 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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Coquiltam, British Columbia, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
20 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

A swivel mounted Dakota (DC 3) acts as a weather vane and a marker for the Museum located by the Whitehorse Airport. It is open only from Victoria Day in May to August 31. Fortunately a kind staffer let us in at the end of September as the doors were open for a meeting. We had the place to ourselves.... More

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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96 reviews 96 reviews
22 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We went in a quiet time and basically had the run of the place. It was very interesting and had an ok range of transport to look at

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Nanaimo, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is a small museum with a lot packed into it. The focus, understandably, is on modes of transportation used during the Klondike gold rush, the building of the Alaska highway, and opening up the North for exploration. It's interesting and informative and they are constantly working and reworking the displays to make it better for visitors. We especially enjoyed... More

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Whitehorse, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This meuseum is amazing,with all the booths and top to bottom full of things to look at and climb on ! Can't wait to go again..there is a small gift shop to. Lots of parking and the airplane is a weather-vein and moves with the wind

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Bracebridge, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Our kids were pretty excited to visit the museum, but we left disappointed. It is very small and it seemed like a lot of the main area in the museum was empty and being updated. It did not have a lot to offer in terms of children's activities. The kids were finished looking at everything in less than 30 minutes.... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Wonderful way to spend an afternoon, Whitehorse is a great frontier town well worth a visit. highly recommend the Yukon transportation Museum.

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Whitehorse, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Transportation from planes, trains, automobiles, and dog sleds! So much to see, and absolutely worth the visit. Lots of updates in the past couple of years as well!

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Port Hardy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Wow .. you certainly need to allow time to view this wonderful preservation of days gone bye. You can let your mind wander as you browse the artifacts and stimulating displays.

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Powell River, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Lots of excellent displays and history here, well laid out, worth the visit, displays have good information on them.

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Columbus
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

There was a power outage the day we visited, but we did get to see the world's largest weather vane, so I wouldn't call this a disaster for us.

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