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Archives, Museums & Historical Societies

Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site
Parks Canada's basic history-and-nature tour of the Chilkoot Trail National Historic Park, which now charges hikers at least $35 each to use the trail.

Genealogy in the Yukon
A guide to all the best places to research your family's Yukon connections.

George Johnston Museum
(Teslin, Yukon) Includes lengthy articles on trader/photographer Johnston, and on the culture of the Inland Tlingit.

Klondike National Historic Sites
Parks Canada's basic guide to the history and atttractions.

MacBride Museum
(Whitehorse) A brief look at the city's oldest museum.

Miles Canyon Historical Railway Society
(Whitehorse) A good look at the activities of this group, which is building an interpretive mining railway.

SS Klondike National Historic Site
Parks Canada's basic guide to the history and features.

SS Klondike
Research notes and current photographs by Murray Lundberg.

Yukon Archives
(Whitehorse) A look at their large holdings - online resources include special photographic exhibits and a database of photos.

Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre
(Whitehorse) This site gives an excellent look at the prehistory of the Yukon and Alaska, when the Bering Land Bridge allowed people and animals to migrate from Asia.

Yukon Historical & Museums Association
The umbrella organization for Yukon museums and historical societies has a great deal of information on its site, including an illustrated tour of old Whitehorse buildings.

Yukon Transportation Museum
The official Web site provides information about the operation, some stories about Yukon transportation, and an online store.

Yukon Transportation Museum
An illustrated tour of the museum's model railway layout, which was opened on June 5, 2001.