Museums

Dawson City Fire Fighters' Museum

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The Dawson City Fire Fighters’ Museum in a non-profit organization run by members of the Dawson City Volunteer Fire Department. Our mission is to preserve our firefighting heritage by acquiring, restoring and maintaining the apparatus, equipment, pictures and memorabilia of the Dawson City Fire Department’s past.

Spoken Languages
German: 
Don't Speak German

Location

Next to the Firehall on Front Street, across from the ferry landing.
Front Street
Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0
Canada
Phone: (867) 993-7407
Phone Number: 
(867) 993-7407

Old Log Church Museum

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At the Old Log Church Museum, we preserve, interpret and provide access to Yukon's church-related historic materials in our care-including the building itself, which is the oldest surviving structure in its original location in Whitehorse. Learn about early missionary and whaling history, First Nations art and culture and the legendary Bishop Who Ate His Boots!

Museum tours and other interpretive programs available. Special programming and free admission on Canada Day and Discovery Day. Old Fashioned Christmas Sale - mid to late November.

Location

Third Avenue and Elliott Street
Box 31461
Whitehorse Y1A 6K8
Canada
Phone: (867) 668-2555
Fax: (867) 667-6258
Phone Number: 
(867) 668-2555
Fax Number: 
(867) 667-6258

Yukon Transportation Museum

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A Moving Experience. True Yukon stories live here. Come and experience big, impressive modes of transportation - dramatic, authentic and personal stories of Yukon ingenuity and self sufficiency. Group tours welcome.

Location

Beside the Whitehorse Airport
30 Electra Crescent
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 6E6
Canada
Phone: (867) 668-4792
Fax: (867) 633-5547
Phone Number: 
(867) 668-4792
Fax Number: 
(867) 633-5547
Email: 
info@goytm.ca

Yukon Historical and Museums Association

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Established in 1977, the Yukon Historical & Museums Association works to inspire and share a passion for Yukon heritage by providing support for education, networking, advocacy, partnerships and awareness.

Location

3126 Third Avenue
Donnenworth House
Whitehorse , YT Y1A 1E7
Canada
Phone: (867) 667-4704
Fax: (867) 667-4506
Phone Number: 
(867) 667-4704
Fax Number: 
(867) 667-4506

Caribou Crossing Trading Post

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Tour Yukon's most extensive Wildlife Museum and stroll among creatures of Yukon's past and present, with favorites including grizzly bears, monster moose, woolly mammoth, and the World’s largest mounted polar bear.
Absorb some regional history with Caribou Crossing’s newest exhibit, a Royal Canadian Mounted Police heritage center. This interpretive display focuses on the history of Canada’s ‘Mounties’ and highlights their role in the Yukon Territory during the Klondike Gold Rush.

Spoken Languages
German: 
Don't Speak German

Location

2 km north of Carcross
Km 109 South Klondike Highway
Carcross, YT Y0B 1B0
Canada
Phone: (867) 821-4055
Fax: (867) 821-4025
Phone Number: 
(867) 821-4055
Fax Number: 
(867) 821-4025

Copperbelt Railway and Mining Museum

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Located at Mile 919 Alaska Highway — two kilometres north of Two Mile Hill along the Alaska Highway (between Kopper King and Raven’s Ridge). Accessible via public transit.

Location

Mile 919 Alaska Highway
Whitehorse, YT Y0B 1B0
Canada
Phone: (867) 667-6198
Phone Number: 
(867) 667-6198

Binet House Museum

The Binet House Museum is located in a restored 1920's heritage building at 304 Second Avenue. This house was built for Gene Binet, one of Mayo's Forefathers, and his bride Jewel. Gene Binet retired and left with his family for California in the fall of 1938 after he had sold his residence, hotel and store. The Binet House was occupied by several Mayo families over the years and in 1990, after it had been vacant for some time, the building was purchased by the Village of Mayo and turned into a Museum/Interpretive Centre.

Location

304 Second Avenue
Box 160
Mayo, YT Y0B 1M0
Canada
Phone: (867) 996-2317
Fax: (867) 996-2907
Phone Number: 
(867) 996-2317
Fax Number: 
(867) 996-2907

Dawson City Museum

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The Dawson City Museum is the place to begin your exploration of Dawson and the Klondike Gold Rush. Discover Yukon's First Peoples and explorers. Experience the gold rush through the stampeders, the entrepreneurs, and the demimonde.
A variety of programs are available for our visitors. Experience the law prior to the arrival of the North-West Mounted Police. Discover for yourself what it takes to be a Stampeder. Try your hand at the rockerbox and prepare to be amazed at the gold pouring demonstration.

Spoken Languages
BONJOUR!

Location

Fifth Avenue and Church Street
Box 303
Dawson City, YT Y0B1G0
Canada
Phone: (867) 993-5291 ext 25
Fax: (867) 993-5836
Phone Number: 
(867) 993-5291 ext 25
Fax Number: 
(867) 993-5836

George Johnston Museum

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See rare Tlingit First Nation hide and beaded cultural artifacts, brilliant ceremonial clothes, film and dioramas; 1942 World War II U.S. Army highway-era radio range; and the story of a car in the roadless wilderness, on an ice highway. RV parking.

Experience galleries devoted to colourful exhibits, dioramas and artifacts honouring the lives of George Johnston, the Inland Tlingits and other Teslin Lake residents.

Spoken Languages
German: 
Don't Speak German

Location

Mile 776 (Historic Mile 804) Alaska Highway
Box 146
Teslin, YT Y0A 1B0
Canada
Phone: (867) 390-2550
Phone Number: 
(867) 390-2550
Fax Number: 
867-668-4891
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