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Klondike National Historic Site

Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0, Canada
+1 (0) 867 993 7200
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Will this be the next UNESCO site

Visit the site centre to sign up for the historic walking tour which has period costumes people to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Victoria, Bc
A step back in time

Great job of recreating a gold mine town. Buildings have been well preserved. Feels like an old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Francis W
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The Klondike National Historic Sites of Canada commemorate the 1896 Klondike Gold Rush, the role of large corporation gold mining in the Klondike and river transportation in the Yukon. Dawson City, conveniently located at the junction of the Yukon and Klondike Rivers, quickly became the heart of the gold fields during this time.
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Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0, Canada
+1 (0) 867 993 7200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visit the site centre to sign up for the historic walking tour which has period costumes people to enhance the historical narrative. You are taken to several restored historical buildings in the town during this easy walk. Park Ranger, Faye, was our guide on this...More

Thank GatorVictoria_BC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great job of recreating a gold mine town. Buildings have been well preserved. Feels like an old gold mine town with its unpaved streets and boardwalks.

Thank Francis W
Reviewed 1 week ago

History and buildings are being well preserved. The Klondike National Historic site is very informative and a must see. Jack London's home and history site is a great visit.

Thank leslieville1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sites are spread through Dawson City, and most will include some kind of interpretive staff who will bring the buildings to life in period clothing and through telling old stories. That said these tours are not for everyone and they are a bit pricey.

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Very good presentation (reenactment) of how daily life was back in the Klondike days. Very good actors portraying local characters of the day.

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Lots of history and well maintained in it's traditional form. The Klondike National Historic site is a must see when in the area.

Thank ColorX
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The informative guides made the three tours we did lots of fun; the government has done a good job so far restoring the old building in town and wandering around looking and learning about what life was like in the 1900 made it a very...More

2  Thank SHEILS A
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy history, take time to have a good look around. I found myself trying to imagine how it was to live there in the time of the Klondike gold rush.

Thank Janice L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We bought a Prospectors Pack at Park Canada Kiosk in the Info Centre to view the Klondike Historic Sites. We did 3 different tours offered by the Parks with historical dressed guides. Each tour was informative and took us through buildings you would not be...More

2  Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 13 August 2016

There are many historial sites around town to visit and Parks Canada has many tours available from the visitor center. Our tour was $6 per person. We also visited many of these sites on our own and was neat to see the history at the...More

1  Thank MapleLeaf1867
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