Interpretive Centre

Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

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The Klondike Gold Rush brought many a miner and fortune-seeker to the Yukon. Not long after the first miners arrived, stories of giant beasts unearthed during the quest for gold began to spread. To this day, with the help of local miners and First Nations, more treasures of the Yukon’s distant past are being recovered every year. These remains and artifacts tell a story of a world quite unlike the Yukon you see today.

Spoken Languages
German: 
Don't Speak German

Location

Km 1423 Alaska Highway
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2C6
Canada
Phone: 1 (867) 667-8855
Fax: 1 (867) 667-8854
Phone Number: 
1 (867) 667-8855
Fax Number: 
1 (867) 667-8854

Tagé Cho Hudän Interpretive Centre

Past and present culture of the Northern Tutchone. Fascinating exhibits with rare tools, traditional outfits and more! World's only mammoth snare diorama! Local crafts for sale. Walking trail. Open Monday to Saturday, 8:30 am - 6 pm. 

Spoken Languages
German: 
Don't Speak German

Location

Box 135
Carmacks Y0B 1C0
Canada
Phone: (867) 863-5831
Fax: (867) 863-5831
Phone Number: 
(867) 863-5831
Fax Number: 
(867) 863-5831

Jack London Museum

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Attention all history buffs and booklovers! We want you to answer the Call of the Wild by visiting Dawson City’s very own Jack London Museum. Explore the largest collection of Jack London memorabilia in the North—where photographs, letters, and additional archival material—give you a glimpse into the trials and tribulations of London’s Gold Rush days. Test your Jack London trivia with our knowledgeable interpreters, learn about the dog that inspired White Fang, and peer into the cabin constructed from London’s original Klondike home. Open 7 days a week May to September; $5.00.

Spoken Languages
German: 
Don't Speak German

Location

Eighth Avenue and Firth Street
Box 389
Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0
Canada
Phone: (867) 993-5575
Fax: (867) 993-6415
Phone Number: 
(867) 993-5575
Fax Number: 
(867) 993-6415
Email: 
kva@dawson.net
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Big Jonathan House Heritage Centre

This replica of Fort Selkirk's Big Jonathon House has works of local artists, locally-made beaded clothing, birch bark baskets, traditional baby bunting bag, tools, plus more! Some items are for sale. 

Spoken Languages
German: 
Don't Speak German

Location

Next to Selkirk Grocery
Box 40
Pelly Crossing, YT Y0B 1P0
Canada
Phone: (867) 537-3150
Fax: (867) 537-3011
Phone Number: 
(867) 537-3150
Fax Number: 
(867) 537-3011

Teslin Tlingit Heritage Centre

The Teslin Tlingit Heritage Cente sits on the beautiful shores of Teslin Lake near the community of Teslin (1 ½ hrs south of Whitehorse on the Alaska Highway). The centre is open June 1st to September 1st 7 days a week from 9:00-5:00pm, during the winter months by appointment only.

The Centre exhibits stunning art by our local carvers, beaders and crafts people. Cultural demonstrations are scheduled during the summer as well. The Ha Kus Teyea Celebration has become our featured bi-annual event. Plan to join us for our next one in July 2015!

Spoken Languages
BONJOUR!
German: 
Don't Speak German

Location

Mile 779 (Historic Mile 807) Alaska Highway
Box 133
Teslin, YT Y0A 1B0
Canada
Phone: 867-390-2532 (332)
Phone Number: 
867-390-2532 (332)
Fax Number: 
(867) 390-2156

Attractions

Fill your days with museums, heritage sites, cultural centres and more

With its fascinating natural and human history, there’s ample opportunity for visitors to learn about the stories that thread our history together. Yukon attractions present themes including Yukon’s first peoples, the North-West Mounted Police, Klondike Gold Rush, mining development, and the construction of the Alaska Highway. You’ll also find impressive cultural attractions, nature centres and recreation facilities.

Museums

In Whitehorse be sure to visit MacBride, Old Log Church and Yukon Transportation museums. Most Yukon communities host a museum or interpretive centre, and there’s no better way to learn about our communities and the people who live there. Don’t miss Binet House in Mayo, George Johnston Museum in Teslin and the Dawson City Museum.

Cultural Centres

Over the past decade Yukon First Nations have experienced a cultural revival with the opening of many new cultural facilities. Take the time to visit First Nations cultural centres in Teslin, Whitehorse, Haines Junction, Carmacks, Pelly Crossing, Dawson City and Old Crow.

Interpretive Centres

Yukon’s dramatic and abundant landscape has many stories to tell. Check out nature and regional interpretive centres in Faro (Campbell Region Centre), Watson Lake (Northern Lights Centre), Tombstone Territorial Park, Kluane National Park, and the Beringia Interpretive Centre and Yukon Wildlife Preserve in Whitehorse.

Historic Sites

With literally hundreds of historic sites across the territory, Yukon’s past and present come alive as you tour around. Visit our must-see Yukon attractions including S.S. Klondike, Dredge No. 4, Fort Selkirk and the complex of National Historic Sites in historic Dawson City.

Visitor Centres

In addition to the Yukon Visitor Information Centre in Whitehorse, you’ll find what you need at visitor centres in Watson Lake, Carcross, Haines Junction, Beaver Creek and Dawson City. Parks Canada also welcomes visitors at facilities in Haines Junction, Sheep Mountain, Dawson City and Old Crow.

Other Attractions

That’s just the tip of the iceberg. Yukon’s many private and non-profit attractions have much to offer, from adventure parks to hot springs to ski facilities.

Listings
Packages
  • Black Bear Wilderness Adventures Inc.

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    From Day Trips to Wilderness Tours, from Cabin Rentals to Adventure Publications - Black Bear Wilderness offers authentic and well planned Yukon Adventures. Year-round.

    Join exciting Day Trips around Whitehorse or as far as Kluane National Park. Go wildlife viewing, learn common bush crafts or relax in our natural hot springs. Try seeing all this from above on a breathtaking helicopter ride.

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Box 20935
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 6P2
    Canada
    Phone: 867-633-3993
    Phone Number: 
    867-633-3993

    Bluejay Suites Bed and Breakfast

    Premium, Victorian-style bed and breakfast ten minutes from downtown and airport. All rooms with ensuite bath. Fireplace, large public space.

    Gourmet breakfast with vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free options.

    Spoken Languages
    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Porter Creek
    56 Almond Place
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5K5
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 333-9456
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 333-9456

    Bombay Peggy's Victorian Inn and Pub

    Centrally located, newly renovated heritage house offers voluptuously decorated rooms with private baths and modern amenities. Come spoil yourself at the Yukon's only restored brothel. Open March to November.

    Spoken Languages
    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Second Avenue and Princess Street
    Box 411
    Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 993-6969
    Fax: (867) 993-6199
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 993-6969
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 993-6199

    Bonanza Dining Room

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    The Bonanza Dining Room located in the Eldorado Hotel embodies the very essence of northern hospitaly, with exemplary service combined with an historical air. Plan your day in Dawson City while enjoying a hearty breakfast of lunch. Dinner specialties include char-broiled steaks and pasta made fresh daily. Dining Room hours are 6:30 am to 2:00 pm and 5 pm to 9 pm daily and food service is also available in our lounge from 11 am to 10 pm.

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    902 Third Avenue
    Box 338
    Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 993-5451
    Fax: (867) 993-5256
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 993-5451
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 993-5256
    Toll-Free Phone: 
    1-800-764-3536

    Bonanza Gold Motel and RV Park

    Bonanza Gold Motel & RV Park is open year round. Deluxe Motel Accommodations, Air Conditioners or fans, fridge, coffee maker and microwave in every room. Cable TV and Wifi. Great nightly, weekly and long term rates. Standard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms and Suites available. Jacuzzi and Full Kitchen Suites. Airport pick up available.

    RV Park has 15/30/50 Amp sites. Full Service Sites. Wifi and Cable TV. Car/RV wash, Showers and Laundry facilities on site. Good Sam.

    Spoken Languages
    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Can Speak German

    Location

    2 km south of city centre
    Box 5000
    Whitehorse, YT Y0B 1G0
    Canada
    Fax: (867) 993-6777
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 993-6789
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 993-6777
    Toll-Free Phone: 
    1-888-993-6789
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Yukon Heritage

A legacy of significant history

The Yukon may be famous for its gold rush history and diverse First Nations cultures, but there are countless stories that weave the tapestry of our heritage.

Mammoths to Mounties

Woolly mammoths and scimitar cats once roamed this region known as Beringia. Transportation was crucial to the growth of contemporary Yukon: the White Pass & Yukon Route railway, aviation, and the construction of the Alaska Highway. The story of the Canadian Mountie is rooted in the Yukon, and the territory also has a lesser known but just as colourful silver mining history.

Colourful northern characters

The most authentic, memorable part of Yukon’s heritage isn’t found in a museum. You’re sure to come across an array of fascinating, larger-than-life personalities and colourful characters.

Listings
Packages
  • Black Bear Wilderness Adventures Inc.

    Banner Photos: 

    From Day Trips to Wilderness Tours, from Cabin Rentals to Adventure Publications - Black Bear Wilderness offers authentic and well planned Yukon Adventures. Year-round.

    Join exciting Day Trips around Whitehorse or as far as Kluane National Park. Go wildlife viewing, learn common bush crafts or relax in our natural hot springs. Try seeing all this from above on a breathtaking helicopter ride.

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Box 20935
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 6P2
    Canada
    Phone: 867-633-3993
    Phone Number: 
    867-633-3993

    Bluejay Suites Bed and Breakfast

    Premium, Victorian-style bed and breakfast ten minutes from downtown and airport. All rooms with ensuite bath. Fireplace, large public space.

    Gourmet breakfast with vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free options.

    Spoken Languages
    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Porter Creek
    56 Almond Place
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5K5
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 333-9456
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 333-9456

    Bombay Peggy's Victorian Inn and Pub

    Centrally located, newly renovated heritage house offers voluptuously decorated rooms with private baths and modern amenities. Come spoil yourself at the Yukon's only restored brothel. Open March to November.

    Spoken Languages
    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Second Avenue and Princess Street
    Box 411
    Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 993-6969
    Fax: (867) 993-6199
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 993-6969
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 993-6199

    Bonanza Dining Room

    in

    The Bonanza Dining Room located in the Eldorado Hotel embodies the very essence of northern hospitaly, with exemplary service combined with an historical air. Plan your day in Dawson City while enjoying a hearty breakfast of lunch. Dinner specialties include char-broiled steaks and pasta made fresh daily. Dining Room hours are 6:30 am to 2:00 pm and 5 pm to 9 pm daily and food service is also available in our lounge from 11 am to 10 pm.

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    902 Third Avenue
    Box 338
    Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 993-5451
    Fax: (867) 993-5256
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 993-5451
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 993-5256
    Toll-Free Phone: 
    1-800-764-3536

    Bonanza Gold Motel and RV Park

    Bonanza Gold Motel & RV Park is open year round. Deluxe Motel Accommodations, Air Conditioners or fans, fridge, coffee maker and microwave in every room. Cable TV and Wifi. Great nightly, weekly and long term rates. Standard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms and Suites available. Jacuzzi and Full Kitchen Suites. Airport pick up available.

    RV Park has 15/30/50 Amp sites. Full Service Sites. Wifi and Cable TV. Car/RV wash, Showers and Laundry facilities on site. Good Sam.

    Spoken Languages
    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Can Speak German

    Location

    2 km south of city centre
    Box 5000
    Whitehorse, YT Y0B 1G0
    Canada
    Fax: (867) 993-6777
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 993-6789
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 993-6777
    Toll-Free Phone: 
    1-888-993-6789
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    Customized Yukon River Canoe Trips
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Operators

From hotels to attractions to wilderness guides, this is your gateway to some of Yukon’s best operators and experiences. You’ll find businesses offering a range of visitor services – airlines, accommodations, tour planners, restaurants, shopping, and more – plus organizations that want to share some of Yukon’s legendary experiences with you, from festivals and museums to parks and historic sites.

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