Yukon Transportation Museum

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From the DC-3 weather vane that guards the entrance of the museum, to the exhibits that lie within, Yukon Transportation Museum promises to amaze and awe from start to finish. This local history museum tells the tale of Yukon's transportation history spanning a period over a 100 years. Adventurers flocked to this isolated northern territory in search of fame and fortune when news of Klondike's gold mines reached their ears. Given the absence of roadways, the early settlers showed remarkable ingenuity and perseverance, making their way across the land on foot or by rail. As you explore the museum, trace the path of the historic Chilkoot Trail, fly high alongside the early bush pilots, and learn about how the establishment of the Alaska Highway forever changing the face of transportation in the Yukon. Through a host of intriguing exhibits like archival photographs, antique planes and maps, the Yukon Transportation Museum pays homage to the adventurous spirit of the region's early settlers and uncovers the stories behind the people who shaped Yukon.

Location:  30 Electra Crescent

Business hours:  Winter - Mo 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Winter - Su 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Summer - Mo 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Summer - Tu 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., Summer - We-Su 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.