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Copperbelt Railway and Mining Museum, Whitehorse
(3.3/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
The Copperbelt Railway & Mining Museum is run by the Miles Canyon Historic Railway Society, which consists of a board of six members. The objectives of the society are to: a) To preserve, promote and to protect the railway heritage of the Yukon; b) To develop and operate the Waterfront Trolley; c) To develop and operate the Copperbelt Railway & Mining Museum; and d) To promote and enhance tourism development in the city of Whitehorse and the Yukon.The 8 hectare parcel of land that the CR&MM is located at was provided by the Yukon Electrical Company in 1998. Construction on the first loop section of narrow gauge track began the same year, further sections were added in subsequent years with a 1.8 km figure eight configuration that is currently in operation
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  • Just come here for the little train ride, great fun for adults and kids. The museum is easy to look around and some great info about the old mines of the area. A little gem just waiting to be explored...  more »
  • This was one of the stops on our Yukon Passports (Tourism Promo), and we learned more mining history, riding along on the little train. Although, I wouldn't sit right behind the little engine next tim...  more »
  • Unfortunately because of time constraints we attend during a drizzle. The staff was attentive and informative however because of the drizzle the train was not able to run as the rails must be dry . Th...  more »