Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

Imagine a world where the vast steppe stretches as far as the eye can see. Envision a place where predators of staggering proportions compete with human hunters for food in a cold, dry, and treeless expanse. Explore the mysteries of tha era within the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre and watch Beringia come alive.

This multimedia exposition features life-size exhibits of ice age animals, interactive exhibits and dioramas depicting the unique landscape of Beringia. Highlights of the centre include a full-size cast of the largest woolly mammoth ever recovered in North America. Another highlight includes reconstruction of the Bluefish Caves archaeological site which, is one of the oldest in the Yukon. The centre also features the Yukon Horse exhibit. This display contains the 26,000-year-old remains of the most complete and best-preserved specimen of a mummified extinct large mammal ever found in Canada.

Address: 
Kilometre 1423 (Mile 886) Alaska Highway
South of Whitehorse International Airport
Whitehorse, YT
Hours: 

Mid-May - late September:

Daily, 9:00am-6:00pm

Late September - mid-May:

Sunday and Monday, 12:00pm-5:00pm

Phone: 
(867) 667-8855
Fax: 
(867) 667-8854