MacBride Museum of Yukon History

Top choice in Whitehorse

This is the Yukon's pre-eminent museum, preserving and presenting the Yukon's history since 1952. Recently expanded, the museum offers a comprehensive view of the resilient people and groundbreaking events that have shaped the Yukon Territory's history and should not be missed.

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Nearby Whitehorse attractions

2. Whitehorse Waterfront

0.13 MILES

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…

3. Yukon Artists@Work

0.19 MILES

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

4. Arts Underground

0.21 MILES

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

5. Old Log Church Museum

0.24 MILES

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…

6. Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre

0.24 MILES

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

7. Shipyards Park

0.48 MILES

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

8. Rotary Peace Park

0.48 MILES

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