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Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

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Address: Kilometre 1423 Alaska Highway, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6, Canada
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+1 867-667-8855
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00

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good way to discover some prehistoric history

Weren't too many visitors on the day I went, so got an excellent personal tour by one of the staff. Some interesting videos that put everything into context as well.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Langley, British Columbia
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Langley, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Weren't too many visitors on the day I went, so got an excellent personal tour by one of the staff. Some interesting videos that put everything into context as well.

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Was interesting, saw a short film was very educational wish they had more to show as far as exhibits, understand it may not be busy as it is a small town but was a nice quick visit.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Not easy to visit without a car, the Centre, operated by Yukon Tourism and Culture, opened our eyes to the existence of the remains of ice-age mammals in the Yukon, and should not be missed. In fact, at least half a day should be put aside to grasp the unique life in Beringia, the name given to the region encompassing... More 

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Thank Billitchyfeet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The Beringia was oh my gosh fantastic! It was a great experience, very knowledgeable staff, interactive exhibits and great videos that matched the information given in the centre. They have interpretive trails leading from the parking lot to the centre. It was close to the airport and it shared the same driveway as the museum of transportation.

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Thank Katrina C
Cape Town
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

wow...what an amazing museum run by enthusiastic staff !! a must visit for young and old. The movies are very interesting and suitable for most ages.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Incredible place, well set up, great displays and excellent staff. If you go to no other museum in town, this is the one not to miss. Really brings home just how easy it is to get animals and people across the continents. Spent a few hours here and could easily have spent more, but it stopped raining....

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Livingston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This place has great exhibits and movies. A must for anyone wanting to know about the ancient land bridge that helped people and animals populate North America.

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Thank Pam K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Guides and staff extremely knowledgeable and proud of their facility - as they should be. I was so thrilled at what I leaned here . The information about the last ice age in this area enhanced every other activity that I did on my trip to Whitehorse as it gave such an excellent context to the area.

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Modern museum, with some artefacts, displays, movie showing and live presentation. Will interest any ages, perhaps even will prevent your teenagers from texting. We did enjoy. On top of that we did receive very worthwhile tip on local lunch place. Go and enjoy.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

You can get the 3 bus to here, and combine with the Transportation Museum to make an exceptional visit. Considering this is in the heart of a sparsely populated country, it is an excellent museum. Covering in detail the geology, geography and ecology, it explains in easily understood terms, the creation, evolution, and destruction of the massive area that was... More 

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