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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
There are a variety of exhibits, and it is amazing to hear the guide recite "The Cremation of Sam McGee" by heart. The most absorbing exhibit for me was that on the building of the Alcan, which is downstairs.
Great photo OP with costumes and props available as soon as you enter. Stuffed animals in dioramas give a good sense of scale.
Cultural and historical displays are well done.
1 to 2 hours is enough for a visit. Close to the visitor information center.
My husband and I were completely taken off guard by this charming museum. It offered a glimpse into the past that shaped this beautiful region. The ALCAN exhibit has us enthralled as did the incredible exhibits including the wildlife, gold rush fever and life in...More
This museum offers a wide selection of historical and cultural artifacts. It gives the visitor a good glimpse in the territorial past and the influence of the gold rush and the characters it attracted. Very good. you can even pan for gold here.
Excellent exhibits on the history of the area including the building of the ALCAN and the CANOL pipeline, the effects of the World Wars, the Gold Rush days, First Nations exhibits, and natural history. Definitely worth several hours for anyone interested in the history of...More
To learn more about the history and environment of this area, this is an excellent resource. Information about the gold rush days, wildlife in the area (with stuffed animals on display), the Alcan highway, and much more. Reasonably priced, and well presented, it was worth...More
Before we begin, we were told that they were doing some renovations, so the entire third floor and a section of the second floor was, "coming soon." That didn't stop us from going in.
When you walk into the MacBride Museum, it is very open,...More
We visited as part of a group tour. The guide was easy to listen to and the displays were great. Particularly loved the animals (even though I abhor animal hunting) as all but one were the result of road kill and they were displayed so...More