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Klondike National Historic Site

Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0, Canada
+1 (0) 867 993 7200
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Very good presentation.

Very good presentation (reenactment) of how daily life was back in the Klondike days. Very good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert V
Knowlton, Quebec, Canada

Lots of history and well maintained in it's traditional form. The Klondike National Historic site... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
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The Klondike National Historic Sites of Canada commemorate the 1896 Klondike Gold Rush, the role of large corporation gold mining in the Klondike and river transportation in the Yukon. Dawson City, conveniently located at the junction of the Yukon and Klondike Rivers, quickly became the heart of the gold fields during this time.
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Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0, Canada
+1 (0) 867 993 7200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good presentation (reenactment) of how daily life was back in the Klondike days. Very good actors portraying local characters of the day.

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Lots of history and well maintained in it's traditional form. The Klondike National Historic site is a must see when in the area.

Thank ColorX
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The informative guides made the three tours we did lots of fun; the government has done a good job so far restoring the old building in town and wandering around looking and learning about what life was like in the 1900 made it a very...More

2  Thank SHEILS A
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy history, take time to have a good look around. I found myself trying to imagine how it was to live there in the time of the Klondike gold rush.

Thank Janice L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We bought a Prospectors Pack at Park Canada Kiosk in the Info Centre to view the Klondike Historic Sites. We did 3 different tours offered by the Parks with historical dressed guides. Each tour was informative and took us through buildings you would not be...More

2  Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 14 August 2016

There are many historial sites around town to visit and Parks Canada has many tours available from the visitor center. Our tour was $6 per person. We also visited many of these sites on our own and was neat to see the history at the...More

Thank MapleLeaf1867
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The staff at the center are every engaging and helpful. Their information is easy to read to understand. Their tours of the city are fun and informative and the only way you can get to visit inside some of the historical buildings.

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The tour guide in the picture is actually the same person. She will walk you around town and tell her story of how she came to, and about Dawson City. Very well informed new her stuff. The city heritage and the area is great. Dirt...More

Thank Bud B
Reviewed 4 August 2016

First of all, you are almost certainly in Dawson because of history, the Klondike gold rush to be precise, and the visitor centre has the most complete set of brochures and information you are going to find on what is available to see in town....More

2  Thank Ralph B
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Fun and informative costumed guides make the history of Dawson City come alive! We really enjoyed all the tours - buy a multi-pack at the visitor's center!

Thank stanandamy
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