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Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre

Open Now: 09:00 - 21:00
Open today: 09:00 - 21:00
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beautiful small building, small exhibits

The building is beautiful with many examples of first nations art inside and outside. They have a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
First Nations Culture

We visited while a cultural event was being hosted at the centre. It was very busy and offered an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Situated on the banks of the Yukon River, the Cultural Centre is a place where we celebrate the heritage and contemporary way of life of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation people. It is also a gathering place for people of all cultures. The vision of the...more
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1171 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 0G9, Canada
+1 867-456-5322
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is beautiful with many examples of first nations art inside and outside. They have a very nice hall for meetings or conferences. They also have an exhibit showing photos and stories of some of the settlers of the city. But it's not overly...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited while a cultural event was being hosted at the centre. It was very busy and offered an array of performances and demonstrations as well as opportunity to purchase authentic indigenous arts and crafts.

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Although a lot smaller than the other museums in the area, this was my personal highlight. The space was lovely, the exhibitions were insightful and beautiful, and the information told me so much about the First Nation culture - was particularly fascinating to find out...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

When we stopped here, we had imagined that there would be an extensive museum and gift shop in the facility. That is not the case, yet our visit was interesting and informative in a welcoming and comfortable gathering space. There was an exhibit about subsistence...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This bright and airy cultural centre contains artifacts and regalia from the Kwanlin Dun First Nation aboriginal band in the Dawson area. The various objects are well displayed but there are not very many of them and if you don't have a detailed knowledge of...More

Thank Faience44
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This venue hosts a variety of activities, from art exhibits to classes and interactive performances. Just 2 blocks from the center of downtown, and right on the Yukon River. Plus, it’s a gorgeous building - Kudos to the designers and builder.

Thank mes227
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Very interesting visit. We were given a very informative tour by 2 interesting and well informed young ladies. We left with a much better understanding of the First Nation people and the difficulties they have faced. Would recommend a visit & would have liked to...More

Thank foggieparks
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Was here for National Indigenous Peoples Day and the place was packed! Lots going on inside and out. Great acoustics inside the long-house. Very neat mix of the past and present architecture. A must-see to appreciate this. Glad we attended the festivities in such a...More

Thank cdnmtbkr
Reviewed 22 June 2018

KDCC is one amazing venue - in fact the best in Whitehorse!!!! The building is always well run and exceptional clean inside and out. The staff at KDCC are friendly and are always working there. You ask one of them for something and boom you...More

Thank lulubelle99ca
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Expected much more from this cultural center. Our hostess was not from the area, which was disappointing. Not much to see and would not waste my time to go there again. Much, much better cultural places to see/visit in Teslin and Haines Junction.

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