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Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

Kilometre 1423 Alaska Highway, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6, Canada
+1 867-667-8855
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Informative Museum

We visited the museum which is of walking distance from the airport. Our flight was in another... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kklMalacca
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Malacca
Interesting place!

Learned a lot about the changes to the land between North America and Russia (Beringia) and what... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Heather G
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“ice age” (44 reviews)
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Kilometre 1423 Alaska Highway, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6, Canada
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+1 867-667-8855
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"ice age"
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"land bridge"
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"transportation museum"
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"woolly mammoth"
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"north america"
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"extinct animals"
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"interactive displays"
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"short faced bear"
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"natural history"
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"prehistoric times"
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"close to the airport"
in 5 reviews
"great displays"
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"subject matter"
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"small museum"
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"kids and adults"
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"climate change"
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"interesting place"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the museum which is of walking distance from the airport. Our flight was in another four hours and we walked over to visit the museum. If we have more time we could have visited the Transportation Museum as well because we were told...More

Thank kklMalacca
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Learned a lot about the changes to the land between North America and Russia (Beringia) and what climate change did to the animals/land during the last ice age. The exhibits are well set up and informative, and incorporate a mix of different experiences. It’s a...More

Thank Heather G
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Beringia explained in displays and a wonderful short film. Gives a great picture of the area and our earth's history through the glacial ages.

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We had a spare hour before our flight left and the Beringia centre is within walking distance of the airport. It has some fascinating extinct animal skeletons and has very informative and well presented displays. An hour is plenty to experience the museum. Take it...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Myself and a friend visited this spot few weeks ago, on a Sunday afternoon and we both had a really good time. Very informative displays and exhibits that teach you a lot about the land of Beringia, the fauna and flora that was present in...More

Thank Justine28
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

If you like mammoths, saber tooth tigers, giant beavers and ancient Yukon history you must do this Museum if you have time. Its definitely on my top 10 list for WH.

Thank Big D Y
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Allocate at least 2 hours to learn interesting discoveries about Beringia, the vast stretch of northernmost land covering Yukon, Alaska and Siberia not covered by glaciers during the Ice Age (unlike the rest of North America) because of its dry climate allowing certain animals and...More

Thank GabyVM
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this amazing place, and allow plenty of time to explore every bit! The displays are awesome, as are the videos, and the interactive tours are extremely interesting. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable, and make themselves available to answer questions and explain any...More

2  Thank Joanne and Bob K
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is a great museum with lots to see and do. we had a 10 year old grandson with us and he was very impressed. There was an interesting movie and a great guided tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. It gives a...More

1  Thank Travellers5710
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

My 10 & 8 year olds and even my wife and I were pleasantly surprised at how good this museum is. While small, there is a lot of information. For those who don't want to read there are audio-visual displays, and plenty of things to...More

1  Thank NcAtTrip
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