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Robert Service Cabin

| Yukon Territory, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0, Canada
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Writer's life

As much of a must-see as there is in Dawson City, this provides a glimpse into the life of Robert... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Edward W
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Toronto, Canada
Great

Had good look as we got there after closing.a very interesting poet. A two room log cabin. Must... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
michael H
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Christchurch
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| Yukon Territory, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As much of a must-see as there is in Dawson City, this provides a glimpse into the life of Robert Service, one of two writers most closely associated with the Yukon. Although there is not a whole lot to see inside the house (it is...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Had good look as we got there after closing.a very interesting poet. A two room log cabin. Must have been a hard life.

Thank michael H
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Very good restoration project nearing completion. Gives good insight into how life was back in the Klondike days. Excellent and very knowledgeable staff on site.

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Historic place to visit. Tour guide on site in period dress to explain the history. Was very informative. Books and CDs available all over Dawson City re his poetry etc.

Thank ria3896
Reviewed 22 September 2016

For Literary Buffs, this is a must see and do! The cabin has been restored and period furniture, cooking and daily living items, and personal items such as clothing etc are placed tactfully around the cabin. Readings of his poetry are scheduled through out the...More

1  Thank Kate2535
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We have always loved the poetry of Robert Service and it was fun to visit the place that inspired him. The Park Service staff does a great job. Not lots to see; the cabin is small but in a nice location overlooking the town. Recommended...More

Thank nogatraveler
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The National Park's interpreters really get into character! The poems are a real treat! Very entertaining!

Thank Daws55
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We went on an organised tour to Roberts house and there was a reading of his wonderful poetry by Sue she was so knowledgeable on him and told the small group stories of his life and recited poetry to us....I had never heard of him...More

Thank SHEILS A
Reviewed 5 September 2016

If you are into Service, and I am, this is a neat place to visit. His "Cremation of Sam McGee" is one of my favorites and the poet comes alive in this attraction.

Thank LesPicker
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

A great place to visit. The role player who have Robert Service's life history and recited poems was excellent! It is definitely an"must do" in Dawson City.

Thank Abacodiver
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Ray H
19 November 2016|
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Response from Kate2535 | Reviewed this property |
As in the review, think $5.00 - didn't get there in time for the readings and tour so she said not to pay - I made a $10.00 donation.
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