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Yukon Transportation Museum

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Address: 30 Electra Cres, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 0M7, Canada
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+1 867-668-4792
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10:00 - 08:00
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Tue 10:00 - 08:00
Wed - Mon 10:00 - 06:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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A Moving Experience. True Yukon stories live here. Come & experience...

A Moving Experience. True Yukon stories live here. Come & experience big, impressive modes of transportation – dramatic, authentic, and personal stories of Yukon ingenuity & self-sufficiency. Group tours welcome.

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Small museum but with lots of interesting facts!

My girlfriend and I came here after we visited the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre and it was $12 for both admissions. We easily spent an hour here with Murray, an older... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Grace K
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I came here after we visited the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre and it was $12 for both admissions. We easily spent an hour here with Murray, an older gentlemen who really knows his stuff! He is incredibly knowledgeable and knows the Whitehorse community really well. I was quite surprised on how much Whitehorse went through. It is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the transport museum while filling in some time in Whitehorse. Given it is low season there were few visitors so we were assigned our own guide. He was very knowledgeable, having first hand experience relating to many of the exhibits. We felt a little rude as we had limited time to experience the stories. Probably best for couples,... More 

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Thank Adam S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice set up of transportation history. Trains planes and automobiles. Well kept up and easy to access. Also right beside the Beringa center

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Unity
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Such a great museum...a must-stop if you are visiting Whitehorse. Very well laid out with lots to see and learn. The staff was wonderful and able to answer questions. Really great for anyone and everyone! When visiting, don't miss all the extra displays out doors and in the quonset outside.

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Thank Marcella A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

It was a very cool place to see the transition of transportation in the Yukon. From dog sleds for the RCMP, to tractors, to trucks toting canoes, there is something for everyone. Great place to learn about how people got around in the Yukon. This is also home to the worlds largest weather vane, which sits outside in front of... More 

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

an amazing tribute to the pioneers of the Yukon region and the Klondike gold rush era. Guided tours through the facility are available. The information is well presented so it's possible to wander through in your own time if you prefer. We spent time with a very interesting gentleman who volunteers in the hall which houses the planes. Outside is... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The museum costs of two attached buildings and an outside area. You can buy a combined ticket with the Beringia museum. Neither of these places should be missed on a visit to Whitehorse. It is obviously a labour of love, as there is a lack of investment apparent from the condition of some of the exhibits, which would benefit from... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We’ve traveled through Yukon and Alaska on paved roads in the summer, however museum like this, with collection of pictures, vehicles and artefacts makes one think, what was to travel here in the wilderness in the middle of winter. Not so easy, is it? This museum did what good museum should do, made mi to read more at the later... More 

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Val Marie, SK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

There is something here for everyone! Even if you are not interested in transportation at all, the historical information about the development of the Yukon and way of life in the past is really interesting! Close to the aiport!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We were drawn to this spot by a full-sized DC3 airplane mounted on a pedestal moving as a weather vane. Unfortunately, the schedule is for Friday and Sunday only....so check your schedule. You can buy a combination pass in there for this and the Beringa Museum next door....a good value. The transportation museum is loaded with artifacts and vehicles from... More 

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