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Dawson City Museum

5th Avenue and Church Street, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada
993-5291
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nice museum

This is a very nice museum. There are so many things to see here. There are two floors in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gjsamson
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Halifax, Canada
Lots of interesting things to see

Nice little museum. lots of interesting era specific things. not too big but its at least an hour's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Olek G
,
Whitehorse, Canada
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This museum documents the history of Dawson City, with an emphasis on the Gold Rush era.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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5th Avenue and Church Street, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice museum. There are so many things to see here. There are two floors in the building. The displays are well done and explain the history of the area. They did not tell us about the outer building that has the...More

Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little museum. lots of interesting era specific things. not too big but its at least an hour's worth of exploring. Recommended.

Thank Olek G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent an hour here and really enjoyed the exhibit. I would say this is a do not miss activity to understanding the area and history.

Thank TMWalters504
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice museum with wonderful displays and films depicting life during the gold rush. There were several rooms to roam around and we really enjoyed this beautiful museum.

Thank toadsoup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit at the Dawson City museum was very interesting. The displays were very well done and informative. I would highly recommend this museum.

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent several hours discussing family history with the Executive Director, Alex Somerville. He could not have been more helpful and engaging. Also the exhibits are very well done and informative. Definitely worth it!

Thank Caprdn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The small fee $9 fee was worth the price to see the history exhibit of the area and gold rush. It was well displayed and the short film on the gold rush was really informative on how the prospectors dealt with the gold rush A...More

Thank GatorVictoria_BC
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

There is a small fee to walk through the museum. There are so many artifacts and information from the mining days, it's hard to know where to look first. They also offer a short film, several times a day. This is a self guided tour,...More

Thank caribbeantraveler91
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The movie is very well done. It will give you an overview of the gold rush days. There are some great representations of the gold rush era in part of the museum. The hands of the wax dummies were so realistic it was unreal. There's...More

Thank Outdoorpartner
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We spent about 2 hours in this museum and found it very fascinating and informative. We loved all the exhibits and learned a lot about the gold rush and Dawson City.

Thank kimb1126
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Bruno P
5 January 2015|
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Response from Andreadeg1955 | Reviewed this property |
You can check the hours and activities on their website: The Museum is open from mid-May to Labour day daily from 10 am to 6 pm. Labour day to the end of September the Museum is open from Tuesday through Saturday from 1pm... More
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