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Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

Box 2703, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6, Canada
867-667-8855
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Ranked #5 of 19 Attractions in Whitehorse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Natural History Museums
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Coquiltam, British Columbia, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
12 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The Beringia Centre is easy to find - just off the Alaska Hwy near the south end of the airport. Parking is easy with a path through the trees to its entrance. The building is modern and sophisticated. The Centre provides an insight into the wild-life and land formations when there was no Bering Sea separating Russia from Alaska. The... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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36 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

nb Closed from end of September until Victoria Day weekend. The Beringia Centre explains the geography and animal-life of the ice-age subcontinent that connected present day Russia to North America. The displays are very professionally laid out, with some interactive and multi-media displays that would especially appeal to children. Very informative and professionally done films are presented throughout the day... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

What a fine way to while away a couple of hours learning about some of the little known history of our country. I'd never heard of Beringia before and was surprised to learn about this area where the last ice age never penetrated. Such a wealth and diversity of wildlife represented by amazing dioramas, interactive displays and, of course, the... More

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

From the moment we walked in the door we were very impressed with the friendly staff. We did a tour right away that was very informative. The excitement from our guide was infectious and she really knew her stuff. There were some great displays with lots of great information. There were interactive things for the kids to do which was... More

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Regina
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

lots of ice age artifacts and history. spend as little or as much time as you like but it is a must see. The giant mammoth remains are worth a visit alone. The movie gives good insight as to how this area was spared from the last ice age. Interesting

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The movie presentations were superb and the environmental light and sound show in the museum was truly engaging.

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Whitehorse, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The staff are incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. They really make the place because many of the exhibits are quite outdated - some are great though! Favourite part is the Giant Sloth.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Worth while stop on the way into or out of Whitehorse. In fact, if the day is nice, it is Worth hiking up the cliff from downtown Whitehorse and bringing a picnic.

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Port Hardy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A remarksble showing of where it all started. Artifacts are superbly displayed tacking you back to what once was.

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Powell River, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Very informative, helpful staff and interesting films. We learned alot about the area we did not know.. Good displays.

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