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Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

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Address: Kilometre 1423 Alaska Highway, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6, Canada
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+1 867-667-8855
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00

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Loved learning about Beringia!

The staff here are incredibly knowledgble! We went during a quiet time and they gave us a lot of attention and were quite flexible. We did everything thoroughly and we easily... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Grace K
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff here are incredibly knowledgble! We went during a quiet time and they gave us a lot of attention and were quite flexible. We did everything thoroughly and we easily spent 2 hours here. I got the combined admission here with the Museum of Transportation (across the parking lot) for $12. Great deal for easily 4 hours of museum... More 

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Thank Grace K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This center is a great historical learning center of prehistoric mammals and how they are discovered. I recommend this for any tourist or local to see at least once.

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Thank Leegoodwin
Langley, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Weren't too many visitors on the day I went, so got an excellent personal tour by one of the staff. Some interesting videos that put everything into context as well.

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

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.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

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, at least half a day should be put aside to grasp the unique life in Beringia, the name given to the region encompassing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The Beringia was oh my gosh fantastic! It was a great experience, very knowledgeable staff, interactive exhibits and great videos that matched the information given in the centre. They have interpretive trails leading from the parking lot to the centre. It was close to the airport and it shared the same driveway as the museum of transportation.

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Thank Katrina C
Cape Town
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

wow...what an amazing museum run by enthusiastic staff !! a must visit for young and old. The movies are very interesting and suitable for most ages.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Incredible place, well set up, great displays and excellent staff. If you go to no other museum in town, this is the one not to miss. Really brings home just how easy it is to get animals and people across the continents. Spent a few hours here and could easily have spent more, but it stopped raining....

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Livingston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This place has great exhibits and movies. A must for anyone wanting to know about the ancient land bridge that helped people and animals populate North America.

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Thank Pam K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Guides and staff extremely knowledgeable and proud of their facility - as they should be. I was so thrilled at what I leaned here . The information about the last ice age in this area enhanced every other activity that I did on my trip to Whitehorse as it gave such an excellent context to the area.

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