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This museum offers a rather eclectic collection for viewing. There are displays of traditional... read more

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Mike_Banning
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Yellowknife, Canada
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So much history in this little town and the MacBride showcases all of it and so much more... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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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All reviews gold rush stuffed animals pan for gold sam mcgee alcan highway great overview many aspects on display rich history early days first nations lots of history great exhibits gift shop local wildlife couple of hours two hours
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Reviewed today

This museum offers a rather eclectic collection for viewing. There are displays of traditional indigenous artwork, contemporary artwork, recreation of gold rush era saloon and store front, and an exhibit on the building of the Alasan highway. Definitely worth the price of admission.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mike_Banning
Reviewed 2 days ago

So much history in this little town and the MacBride showcases all of it and so much more. Wonderful.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lex B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extraordinary look back into the early history of the Yukon, it would probably be better in summer as some of the outside displays were not accessible .The inside displays certainly made up for not getting to the external ones especially the display of animals which...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ian W
Reviewed January 22, 2019

Unfortunately the museum is being renovated so there didn't seem to be a whole lot to look at, not to mention the bits outside were locked (I am assuming because it was winter?). Probably should offer discounted tickets while half the exhibitions are packed away....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cruiser0910
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Comfortable wandering the the exhibits learning of the rich history of this interesting country. The displays were well set up with lots of historic pictures and items showing the expansion of this northern region. The animal exhibits were finished with great detail.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BillAnd
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Stopped in here for a visit to get a greater understanding of the Yukon and its history. Luckily it wasn't busy and almost had the place to myself. Learned quite a bit about the territory and its history. Recommend a visit when you're in Whitehorse.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AM2_Toronto
Reviewed November 15, 2018

The woman on duty was exceptionally helpful, absolutely made my day. Loads of information and good displays, definitely remember to go up to the 2nd floor and check out the Land and Light Collection - the Ted Harrison Collection was a highlight for me.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ClareH111111
Reviewed November 11, 2018

This new extension has really added to the depth of the museum. Love the animal display and so do my kids.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Warren P
Reviewed November 8, 2018

The new part of the museum contains stunning blown glass icicles - it's worth the visit just to see the. The museum appears to be trying to link it's older sections with the new and is making good progress. The display of Yukon animals is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SueBrian52
Reviewed November 7, 2018

This Museum gives you a glimpse into a bygone era and the hardships faced by its residents. There are many interesting exhibits.

Date of experience: October 2018
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