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Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre, Whitehorse
(4.4/5 based on 220 reviews on the web)
Learn about the ancient history of the Yukon at Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre. Dedicated to the presentation and preservation of the of the history of Beringia, the center teaches visitors about the local area's scientific history, as well as the history of the First Nations people of the area. Inside, find dioramas of extinct ice age animals, skeletons of some of Beringia’s iconic wildlife, and a life-size replica of the Bluefish Caves archeological site. Use our Whitehorse itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre and other attractions in Whitehorse.
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  • Was interesting, saw a short film was very educational wish they had more to show as far as exhibits, understand it may not be busy as it is a small town but was a nice quick visit. 
  • Not easy to visit without a car, the Centre, operated by Yukon Tourism and Culture, opened our eyes to the existence of the remains of ice-age mammals in the Yukon, and should not be missed. In fact, ...  more »
  • Fossils of mammoths and giant beavers. Helpful and friendly staff. Close to the Museum of transportation.
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  • The Berengia museum was the highlight of our trip to Whitehorse. Friendly and knowledgeable staff offer guided tours, with hands on interaction. Videos play throughout the day at their theater to expand your knowledgeable of Berengia. Did you know camels were native to the Americas!?
  • Kinda small but very informative when it comes to ice age animals. Could use some updating (the video I watched was 30 years old).
  • Very interactive and knowledgeable. Good resource towards learning about ancient northern culture
  • Pretty cool. Lots of skeletons of ice age era animals, including a mammoth
  • Fantastic museum about a not-frequently mentioned period of time.