Live Demonstrations

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Rockerbox Demonstration
twice daily June through August

Learn about this method
of recovering gold.

See our full program schedule

Welcome to the Dawson City Museum!

The Dawson City Museum, housed in the beautifully restored Old Territorial Administration Building, is the perfect place to begin your exploration of Dawson, the Gold Rush, and the Klondike region.

The Dawson City Museum provides you with the opportunity to explore the connection between the Klondike and your world through our collections, exhibitsresearch library and interpretive programs.

Discover the natural history of the Klondike Gold Fields. Explore the history of Yukon's First Peoples and early explorers. Experience the Gold Rush through the stampeders and entrepreneurs, the visionaries, and the demimonde! 

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Dawson City Museum is located in the Old Territorial Administration Building at 595 Fifth Avenue.
Phone: 867-993-5291 • Fax: 867-993-5839 • E-Mail:
Website funding provided by
Funding provided by Canadian Heritage Canada.