There are many opportunities to explore the Yukon’s rich and diverse heritage at your own pace!
The Yukon Government has produced walking and driving tours that highlight community and regional history across the Territory.
Our audio walking tours are easy to download and follow! Just follow these steps:
Well known Whitehorse personalities share their memories of a wide variety of city locations. Former Mayor Bev Buckway revisits her childhood, Yukon MP Larry Bagnell chats about the Williams House, and Ione Christensen discusses Whiskey Flats. A wonderful collections of stories that can be equally enjoyed either while taking a stroll along the map route, or curled up in a chair on a snowy afternoon.
Visit historic buildings and churches, our city hall, and the homes of famous Whitehorse citizens. You’ll see where Pierre Berton was born, T.C. Richards’ entertained and a haunted house inhabited by a mysterious young boy. Narrator: Sunny Patch.
It’s not all about the Gold Rush — our energetic arts community produces a wealth of public art. Join hometown host, Daniel Ashley, for a scenic waterfront tour discovering sculpture and murals, street art and even a skateboard park! Check out the bonus tracks for more artwork around town.
NOTE: The bust of Angela Sidney (#3) was moved in September 2017 to the northwest corner for Main and Front Streets, across from the Edgewater Hotel.