Dawson City Museum

595 Fifth Avenue
Dawson, YT - Y0B 1G0

Type: History Museums
(867) 993-5291
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The Dawson City Museum, located in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada, is a cultural institution dedicated to preserving and showcasing the history and heritage of the Klondike Gold Rush and the broader Yukon Territory.

The museum offers visitors a comprehensive look into the lives of the people who lived and worked in Dawson City during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Through a diverse collection of artifacts, photographs, documents, and interactive exhibits, the museum tells the story of the Gold Rush era and its impact on the development of the Yukon.

One of the highlights of the Dawson City Museum is its exhibits on the Klondike Gold Rush, which explore the challenges and triumphs of the thousands of prospectors who journeyed to the Yukon in search of gold. Visitors can learn about the harsh conditions of the Klondike wilderness, the boom and bust cycle of the gold rush economy, and the diverse communities that formed in Dawson City during this period.

In addition to its exhibits on the gold rush era, the museum also features displays on the Indigenous peoples of the Yukon, the region's natural history and environment, and the cultural heritage of Dawson City. Visitors can explore replicas of historic buildings, learn about traditional Indigenous lifestyles, and gain insight into the unique character and identity of the Yukon Territory.

The Dawson City Museum also offers educational programs, guided tours, and special events throughout the year, providing visitors with opportunities to engage with the museum's collection and learn more about the history and culture of the Yukon.

Overall, the Dawson City Museum is a valuable resource for residents and visitors alike, offering a fascinating glimpse into the past and helping to preserve the rich heritage of the Yukon for future generations to enjoy.

Besides this history museum, there are two more history museums listed in Dawson. There's also eight attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Dawson City Museum on the map above. If you need any other information on Dawson City Museum that is not listed here, please call (867) 993-5291 or visit their website.

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Opening Hours May 18 to Labour Day
Open daily, 10am–6pm

Labour Day to September 30
Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am–2pm

October to Mid May
By appointment
Hour Details Click Here
Fees Adults: $9 
Seniors/Students: $7
Family Groups: $18
Pre-Booked Tours: $5 per person
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