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Historic Post Office at Carcross

1 Bennett Ave, Carcross, Yukon, Canada
+1 867-821-4503
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historical post office

Our group of 8 from Vancouver got here, first by ship Nieuw Amsterdam, then rail-White Pass and... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
garywing
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Surrey, Canada
Just a post office

Thought this would be a very historic post office, albeit a working one. Well, it is JUST a post... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
toadsoup
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Chicago, Illinois
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1 Bennett Ave, Carcross, Yukon, Canada
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Our group of 8 from Vancouver got here, first by ship Nieuw Amsterdam, then rail-White Pass and Yukon, then by bus, heading to Whitehorse for our flight home....geocaching as we go. The post office building has been here since 1902, and has been the post...More

1  Thank garywing
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Thought this would be a very historic post office, albeit a working one. Well, it is JUST a post office - no indication that this was here since the early 1900's. Would have liked if there were pictures or plaques to indicate the historical significance...More

1  Thank toadsoup
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This little post office building has been here since 1902 and has been the post office since 1910. It was a telagraph office and an NWMP detachment.

1  Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I got there at around 2:45 PM and the place was closed for lunch. They are open in the morning till noon or so, and they again from 3:30 PM till 5:00 or so. So get there early! By the way I couldn't find any...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The post office here has a station set up in front where you can stamp a page in your passport. Kids as well as adults seemed to enjoy it.

Thank FtMyersTony71
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Nice to see and walk inside. Had to get our Yukon/Alaska Visitor PASSPORT stamped and this was a nice stop to check out!

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Neat to have a post office with such history! This post office is found a little ways into the town, just around the corner from the Matthew Watson General Store. At the post office, you can take the walking trail behind it which leads to...More

1  Thank Karen K
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The post office is authentic, so you can send your post cards that you just purchased in Carcross. The building is from the early 1900s and has a bit of charm too. The postmaster was friendly as where her resident dogs. A must see of...More

Thank RueterRD
Reviewed 2 June 2016

A great souvenir is a commemorative Canada Post stamp. They are open nearly all the time, about a block from "downtown" on the road paralleling the Nares River.

Thank Marliroo
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We visited Carcross as part of our Cruise Shore Excursion. We get there by Yukon Train. This historic post office is one of the few objects to see there.It is cute and very interesting look.

Thank Darnel-HDI
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