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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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Interesting

We watched 2 films and listened to a guide for a total time of about 2 hours. It was interesting to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
bluedog1400
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Crestview, Florida
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Very Interesting place

For early history of what came to North America and when did they come then this is the place to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Penticton, Canada
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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"
in 22 reviews
"transportation museum"
in 23 reviews
"woolly mammoth"
in 9 reviews
"north america"
in 7 reviews
"extinct animals"
in 6 reviews
"interactive displays"
in 9 reviews
"short faced bear"
in 4 reviews
"natural history"
in 11 reviews
"prehistoric times"
in 5 reviews
"close to the airport"
in 5 reviews
"subject matter"
in 3 reviews
"small museum"
in 9 reviews
"great 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 3 days ago via mobile

We watched 2 films and listened to a guide for a total time of about 2 hours. It was interesting to listen the guide tell about what happened millions of years ago with some facts and some theories given to us as facts such as...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

For early history of what came to North America and when did they come then this is the place to visit. From the days of the woolly mammoth to arrival of humans then this exhibit is well done for both adults and children.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent a few hours at the centre. The the 20-30 minute film and exhibits of the the land bridge, extinct animals, the people/culture, outside animal displays, etc are well done The interactive spear demo by Dave was fun and interesting. We only could stayed for...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

I was lucky to walk in during their off season/slow period and had the entire museum to myself. The tour guide knew her stuff and I could tell she enjoyed talking about it. The museum itself has stuff you can check out that would spend...More

2  Thank metalwolf8
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

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

1  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

1  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.

1  Thank cstewake
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Reviewed 12 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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