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 is near the airport and Beringia Centre. Look for the iconic DC-3 weather vane (yes, it spins!) out front.

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1. Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

0.11 MILES

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5. Arts Underground

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6. Yukon Artists@Work

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

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