Must-see attractions in Whitehorse

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    SS Klondike National Historic Site

    Carefully restored, this was one of the largest stern-wheelers used on the Yukon River. Built in 1937, it made its final run upriver to Dawson in 1955 and…

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    MacBride Museum of Yukon History

    This is the Yukon's pre-eminent museum, preserving and presenting the Yukon's history since 1952. Recently expanded, the museum offers a comprehensive…

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    Whitehorse Waterfront

    One look at the surging Yukon River and you'll want to spend time strolling its bank. The beautiful White Pass & Yukon Route Station has been restored and…

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    Whitehorse Fish Ladder

    Stare down a salmon at the Whitehorse Fishway, a 366m wooden fish ladder (the world's longest) past the hydroelectric plant south of town. Large viewing…

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    Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

    This place focuses on Beringia, a mostly ice-free area that encompassed the Yukon, Alaska and eastern Siberia during the last ice age. Engaging exhibits…

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    Yukon Transportation Museum

    Find out what the Alaska Hwy was really like back in the day; let's just say mud was a dirty word. Exhibits cover planes, trains and dogsleds. The museum…

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    Arts Underground

    Operated by the Yukon Arts Society. There are carefully selected and well-curated rotating exhibits of work by local Yukon artists.

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    Shipyards Park

    This riverfront park has a growing collection of heritage buildings moved here from other parts of Whitehorse and the Yukon.

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    Old Log Church Museum

    The only log cabin–style cathedral in the world is a 1900 downtown gem. Displays include the compelling story of Rev Isaac Stringer, who boiled and ate…

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    Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre

    Opened in 2012, the striking Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre has changing exhibits and a permanent collection of First Nations art.

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    Rotary Peace Park

    This large park is good for picnics, and there's often a food truck here serving tasty lunches.

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    Yukon Artists@Work

    Operated by local artists, some of whom may be busily creating when you visit.