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MacBride Museum

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Address: 1124 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A4, Canada
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+1 867-667-2709
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Your Yukon adventure starts here! From Gold Rush fever to the birth of...

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 family, gold panning and historical skits daily during the summer months. Open all year.

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Lovely gem of a museum

We enjoyed this museum quite a lot. Highlights were the animal mounts and the history of the Yukon. Exhibit about building the Alaska highway was great, too, in honor of the 75th... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed this museum quite a lot. Highlights were the animal mounts and the history of the Yukon. Exhibit about building the Alaska highway was great, too, in honor of the 75th anniversary of this amazing human and engineering feat!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Family and everyone will enjoy. Tells the story of the gold rush with real artifacts, gives a real human touch to the whole story.

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Never the same place
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was worth the long drive! Very interesting place, packed to the hilt with interesting pieces from history. There is no museum in the world like this one. I really hope to return one day!

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Thank CGJW
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this museum and found it very interesting .It had a lot of material and artifacts concerning the Yukon region .I would recommend this as a must see in Whitehorse .

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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This place has preserved the historical thing of the Yukon so very well. It is amazing to see the historical and cultural development of the Yukon

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Yountville, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

With time to kill we took a local's advice and went here. There are several types of galleries including: First Nation; Gold Rush; early twentieth century; Alcan Highway; pre-history. We were charmed by the thoughtful presentation of their exhibits and the staff member. You will gain a greater appreciation of the area you traveled so far to explore.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The museum is a great walk back through history. With several mock ups and scenes from the past. This is a must see for tourists or even locals at least once..

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This Museum is good for young and old alike. It gives a wonderful overview to the cultural, historical and natural life of the area. Don't miss the gold rush galleries, we almost did. I wish we had had more time to spend there.

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Thank Stacy C
Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This museum is a wonderful example of community and territorial history. It's got a really great layout and covers everything of general interest from prehistoric to modern time. There's well written storyboards and interesting artifacts to get your imagination into the frame. I was fortunate to go in the off season and had all the time in the world and... More 

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Teslin, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

A great place to encounter Klondyke Gold Rush history. There were several samples of gold from the different creeks that were mined along with all different kinds of equipment to see,

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