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MacBride Museum

1124 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A4, Canada
+1 867-667-2709
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Really interesting

We loved the museum, with its displays from First Nation People, Local animals and the display... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Every Thursday of the Month Free Entrance

I have spent many hours with visitors at the MacBride Museum over the years. It gives a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barrie, Canada
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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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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1124 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A4, Canada
+1 867-667-2709
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the museum, with its displays from First Nation People, Local animals and the display 'From Gold to Government.' It was very informative and well set out.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have spent many hours with visitors at the MacBride Museum over the years. It gives a wonderful history of the Yukon Gold Rush. However, The Yukon Events advertises that the third Thursday of every month is free for visitors. When we visited on this...More

Thank janeJ1478WL
MacBrideMuseum, Front Office Manager at MacBride Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are very sorry to hear that this happened to you. It’s true that we have a Yukoner Day on the third Thursday of every month but we do require a piece of Yukon ID. We have spoken with What's Up Yukon about adding more...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum has been going through a huge renovation but is very much worth a visit. It capture the essence of the Yukon. Good for the whole family. If you are a visitor, take this in. Good for the whole family.

Thank Ron747
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this small museum just couple of weeks ago and really enjoyed it. There’s a lot of history here and very interesting stories about people, places and events from Yukon’s past. Plenty of great artifacts throughout and the stuffed animals exhibit is quite impressive as...More

Thank Justine28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stop there if you want historical information on the area. I thought it was a very good museum with interpretive displays.

Thank JEAN1999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed a trip here- it was really nice to see the artifacts from time gone by, and the animals were very impressive.

Thank Leigh R
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

This museum traces the history of the Yukon. There are exhibits of stuffed animals of the area as well. You need at least an hour if you wish to read all the details about the development of the Yukon. There is a small outdoor exhibit...More

Thank Waterdown
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a great little Museum with great artifacts of Yukon History. I always recommend it to any friends traveling to Whitehorse if you like history and Museums in general. Its a top 10 for things to do in WH.

Thank Big D Y
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

There are a lot taxidermy animals in the first section of the museum. Then downstairs there are many pictures of when they were putting in the Alaskan highway. And in then in the next building there are a lot of antiques of yesteryear. We were...More

Thank Zan L
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The McBride Museum is a really interesting place! The displays are excellent, and they do an incredible job of portraying every imaginable aspect of Klondike history. The variety of stories of fascinating individuals who contributed to so many aspects of Yukon life and shaped its...More

Thank Joanne and Bob K
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