Historical Attractions in DAWSON CITY with kids

You’ve heard the saying “History can be fun”…well, we think history IS fun (especially in Dawson City, Yukon Territory!)

Dawson City is filled with history, and what better way to learn about it with children than to experience the many places to visit in this Yukon Territory city that can actually take you back in time!

Historical attractions come in all shapes and sizes. There are landmarks where iconic events happened. There are homes of historic figures filled with treasures and artifacts from their amazing lives. There are historic buildings whose walls are filled with stories from Dawson City’s past. 

The best way for kids to learn about history, is to actually visit the places where history happened. It makes sense! Kids can use their imagination as they read and hear all about events, people and places, and feel like they have gone back in time.

There are plenty of things to do with kids in Dawson City when it comes to history, so what are we waiting for - let’s GO! 

Showing results 1 - 5 of 5

Filter by: Historical Attractions
Show all
  • Goldbottom Mine Tours

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    Dawson City

    Pan for gold or explore the mines in the historic gold fields of the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush in the stunning Yukon Territory!

  • Check out other fun things to do below...

  • Dawson City Museum

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    Dawson City

    A fascinating museum with the largest and most important collection in the Yukon, from the First Nations, pre-history, and of course gold mining! Costumed interpreters bring history to life too!

  • Jack London Interpretive Museum

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    Dawson City

    The Jack London Interpretive Museum houses both a replica of the author's cabin and his original, restored food cache. The centre contains photos, documents, newspaper articles and other London ...

  • Tombstone Territorial Park

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (28 miles) Dawson City

    2,200 square km of unique rugged wilderness. Peaks, wildlife, and rich First Nation cultures make up this incredible arctic tundra.

  • Klondike Spirit Paddlewheeler Cruise

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    Dawson City

    A nostalgic journey on the ONLY paddlewheeler in the Yukon! A historical and scenic journey for kids down the Yukon River.