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Klondike National Historic Sites of Canada

Tourism Region: Klondike

The National Historic Sites of Canada in the Klondike commemorate the 1896 Klondike Gold Rush, the role of large corporation gold mining in the Klondike and river transportation in the Yukon. Dawson City, conveniently located at the junction of the Yukon and Klondike Rivers, quickly became the heart of the gold fields during this time. For a glimpse of the glorious past of the gold rush era, visit the Klondike National Historic Sites of Canada.

The National Historic Sites of Canada in the Klondike consist of:
- Dawson Historical Complex National Historic Site of Canada
- S.S. Keno National Historic Site of Canada
- Dredge No.4 National Historic Site of Canada

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Location

Address: 
P.O. Box 390
Dawson City, Yukon
Y0B 1G0

Telephone: 867-993-7200
Fax: 867-993-7203

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Hours of Operation

Operations: Seasonal

Heritage programs (Open June to mid-Septempber)
- Robert Service Program (English only)
- Town Core Tour (Bilingual)
- Dredge No.4 Tour (Bilingual)
- Self guided tour of Commissioner's Residence
- Self guided tour of S.S. Keno

Open: 9:30am to 5pm

Closed:
Open on Holidays

Administration fees

Admission: Charged

About Collections

Gold Rush and corporate mining artefacts and buildings

Approximate number of objects in the collections: 250 000

Archives

Architectural Records • Cartographic Materials • Electronic Records • Prints and Drawings • Manuscripts • Microforms • Films and Videos • Photographs • Sound Recordings • Textual Records

Decorative Arts

Ceramics, Porcelain or Pottery • Costumes • Furniture or Furnishings • Glass • Metalwork, Silverwork or Goldwork • Textiles or Tapestries

Human History

Archaeological Objects • Ceremonial Objects • Communications Devices • Costumes and Accessories • Furniture or Furnishings • Household Objects or Domestic Technology • Industrial Technology and History • Local History • Manuscripts • Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints • Marine History and Technology • Oral History • Toys and Games • Transportation : Marine : Railway • Imaging : Photographs

Services & Activities

Research Services

Information Centre

Educational Programs

Family Programs • Films • Internships

Visitor Services

Bilingual Services • Films and Videos • Guided Tours : English : French • Audio Guides : English : French • Information Centre or Desk • Parking Facilities : Free : Bus • Gift shop • Special Needs Facilities : Parking : Washrooms : Wheelchair access • Washrooms

Local Tourism Links

Local Attractions

Publications & Products

Brochures • Videos

Images

Image highlighting the museum Klondike National Historic Sites of Canada

Palace Grand, Dawson Historical Complex NHSC

© Parks Canada

Image highlighting the museum

Old Post Office

© Parks Canada

Image highlighting the museum

Robert Service Cabin

© Parks Canada/ Jean-François Bergeron