A legacy of significant history

The Yukon may be famous for its gold rush history and diverse First Nations cultures, but there are countless stories that weave the tapestry of our heritage.

Mammoths to Mounties

Woolly mammoths and scimitar cats once roamed this region known as Beringia. Transportation was crucial to the growth of contemporary Yukon: the White Pass & Yukon Route railway, aviation, and the construction of the Alaska Highway. The story of the Canadian Mountie is rooted in the Yukon, and the territory also has a lesser known but just as colourful silver mining history.

Colourful northern characters

The most authentic, memorable part of Yukon’s heritage isn’t found in a museum. You’re sure to come across an array of fascinating, larger-than-life personalities and colourful characters.

Adäka Cultural Festival

June 27, 2014 - July 03, 2014 The Adäka Cultural Festival was launched in July 2011, with a mission to develop and deliver a world-class, iconic festival that showcases, celebrates, and fosters...

Available Light Film Festival

Available Light Film Festival February 6 to 15, 2015 Canada's largest film festival North of 60. 23 Screenings. 8 Performances. 10 days.

Barracks Office and Retail Services

Visit the historical 1950 Minto RCMP Barracks and the NEW post office, coffee shop, and ice cream parlour. Sit inside or relax on the large patio deck while accessing free Wi-Fi.

Big Jonathan House Heritage Centre

This replica of Fort Selkirk's Big Jonathon House has works of local artists, locally-made beaded clothing, birch bark baskets, traditional baby bunting bag, tools, plus more! Some items are for sale...

Binet House Museum

The Binet House Museum is located in a restored 1920's heritage building at 304 Second Avenue. This house was built for Gene Binet, one of Mayo's Forefathers, and his bride Jewel. Gene Binet retired...
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Arctic Winter Explorer | Ice Road to Tuktoyaktuk

Mar 04 2016 to Apr 08 2016
Join us as we travel overland from the Pacific to the Arctic, along snow covered highways and roadways built of ice along ancient wildlife corridors, and traditional trading routes of First Nations...
Yukon Dog Sledding Day Trips
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Dog Sledding Day Trips

Dec 01 2015 to Apr 15 2016
Boreal Kennels offers some of the most scenic dog sledding day trips in the southern Yukon. Mush for a day and enjoy the exhilarating feeling of driving your own dog team! The most popular winter...
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Takhini Hot Springs Retreat

Dec 02 2014 to Dec 31 2015
Relax in the mineral waters of our famous Thermal Hot Springs. Swim or soak in two connected pools of odorless thermal water from deep within the earth, while enjoying the wonderful view of the...
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Whitehorse the "Wilderness City"

Dec 01 2014 to Dec 31 2015
This tour unites Culture, History & Arts with proud First Nation’s Heritage. Learn about native history at the Quanlin Dun Cultural Center, see an old log church and sky scraper, visit the last...

Yukon Adventure Starts Here!

Sep 19 2015 to May 15 2016
Located by the Yukon River in downtown Whitehorse, MacBride Museum is the perfect place to begin your Yukon adventure. Come face to face with a seven-foot grizzly in our Wild World Gallery, hear...