The city of Dawson has started a long-term restoration of this derelict 1898 riverfront bank building that dates to the gold rush. Note how tin was molded to look like stone. Poet Robert Service was once a teller here.

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1. SS Keno

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The SS Keno was one of a fleet of paddle wheelers that worked the Yukon's rivers for more than half a century. Grounded along the waterfront, the boat…

2. Klondike Institute for Art & Culture

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The Klondike Institute for Art & Culture is part of Dawson's thriving arts community. It has an impressive studio building, galleries and educational…

3. ODD Gallery

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The exhibition space of the Klondike Institute for Art & Culture, this gallery has regular shows.

4. Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre

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Inside this impressive riverfront wood building there are displays and interpretative talks on the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in (River People) First Nations. The…

7. Fortymile Gold Workshop/Studio

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Watch as jewelry is made from local refined gold, which is silky and has a rich yellow color, as opposed to the bling you see peddled on late-night TV…

8. Commissioner's Residence

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Built in 1901 to house the territorial commissioner, this proud building was designed to give potential civic investors confidence in the city. The…