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Dawson City Museum, Dawson City

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.5/5 based on 140 reviews on the web
Learn more about the city and in particular its Gold Rush era at Dawson City Museum. Located within an attractive heritage building, the museum aims to disseminate and educate on the history of Dawson, including its social and mining past, pre-gold rush events, the native Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in people, and the Klondike River. The museum features a strong emphasis on the city’s prosperous Gold Rush era. Observe one of Canada’s oldest preserved examples of a Klondike Mines Railway train. Head to the gift shop afterward to browse a number of craftworks by local artisans. Put Dawson City Museum into our Dawson City itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Spending time in Dawson City and at the request of my wife, we decided to visit this museum Very nice and well kept museum showing aspects of another era. It is worth the visit. 
  • a perfect place to be introduced to the Klondike Gold Rush era.. They offer various tours in and around the City. We only had one day so choose the option of doing an evening walk with a guide dressed...  read more »
  • The gold panning demonstration was excellent. Sadly, the mini-smelter was malfunctioning, but coming from a family where Dad was in mining, my brother and I were familiar with the processes. The museu...  read more »
  • Was hoping to find more local history relating to the Klondike Gold Rush. Still a nice place to peruse.
  • Interesting and informative. Be sure to visit the train shed.
  • Very informative, Miner's Meeting show is worth seeing.
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