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Kluane Museum of History

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The Kluane Museum of Natural History offers world-class wildlife exhibits with dioramas depicting natural habitat. Also displayed are Native clothing, tools and weapons of the Southern Tutchone people as well as minerals and gemstones that are found...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Historic Mile 1093, Alaska Highway, Burwash Landing, Yukon Y0B 1V0, Canada
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+1 867-841-5561
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent dioramas with lots of Yukon animals. Informative movies about northern lights and local animals including bears. Good prices on items made by local artists.

Thank Angel2526
Reviewed 6 August 2018

In front of the museum is the World’s Largest Gold pan.  The museum also has picnic tables on the grounds and and an area where one can east inside mosquito-netting tented area. the museum is excellent filled with mostly stuffed animals, but also some gems...More

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I was not sure i wanted to drive from Haines Junction to see a animal museum but I am glad I did. You will forget the short commute getting there as the mountains, Kluane Lake will keep your mind relaxed and happy! When I saw...More

Thank WelcomeMat
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Brought visiting family because I had heard wonderful things about the quality of the gift shop goods and about the museum, and we were not disappointed in either. The building design and curating allowed for a thorough and informative tour and the crafts/bead work at...More

Thank cathy C
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Adults were $5.00 for entry to the museum. Although it looks small from the outside, the design concept is great. There is a display on a second deck of Mountain animals. Every display is excellent and well planned out. This surpasses many large and expensive...More

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I do love me a good museum. And this was, well, a so-so museum. I was led to expect more emphasis on the specific area and the people's who live(d) there. However, a good 3/4 of it is taxidermy of animals and brief descriptions of...More

Thank Annie C
KluaneMuseumManager, Manager at Kluane Museum of History, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Sorry to hear that our museum was not what you expected. I noticed you are a resident of Alaska and I understand that the fine displays of Yukon animals depicted in their natural settings would not be something new to you. The majority of the...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

The Kluane Museum of History at Burwash Landing was such an amazingly interesting and well set up surprise. It is well worth stopping at this museum set on the side of the Alaska Highway at Mile 1093 (Km 1760). It looks deceivingly small from the...More

Thank SMMaxwell
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped at this museum to get a stamp for our Yukon passport. It looked very small and was in such a small town that I figured it wouldn't be that good of a museum. We decided to go in anyway and we're very surprised...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Sitting at the side of the road and looking a little like a souvenir stand, this museum is one of the best if not the best in the Yukon. It focuses on natural history and has exhibits on the aboriginal peoples, minerals and animals. The...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Maybe the only reason to stop at Burwash Landing. Surprisingly fine quality taxidermy animals of the Yukon. Beautiful exhibition.

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