Whitehorse has an amazing history, and what better place to explore it than in one of the OLDEST buildings in the entire city! The Old Log Church Museum was built in 1900 (that's over a century ago!) and now is filled with exhibits and interactive displays which tell the stories all about the early days of the explorers, whalers, missionaries and Yukon First Nations.
The museum has an impressive collection of artifacts, which even include a unique collection of Inuvaluit articles from Herschel Island. It's where kids can learn all about the conviction, spirit, and determination that the men and women had who helped shape Yukon's history.
Numerous historic photographs add to the experience which give kids and families a great means to learn all about the early contact between the Yukon First Nations and the Europeans.
Have you heard about the legendary "Bishop Who Ate His Boots"? Well, the Old Log Church Museum is the place to find out!
There are permanent exhibits, which reflect the history and role of the Anglican Church within the Yukon, as well as temporary exhibits which are always changing so you know there is always something new to see on your next visit!
The museum is located in downtown Whitehorse, and offer daily tours and interpretive programs.
If you want to spend a few hours learning some new things about the history of Whitehorse, the Old Log Cabin Museum is a fun choice. It let's kids understand how much history has really happened on the very ground you are standing!
History IS fun!
4 years of age
They want to foster the appreciation and understanding of the importance that the church played in Yukon since the 1860s.
There are plenty of places to eat in the area! Make sure you grab something before you head in.
There is a gift shop that has a range of historical books, arts and crafts, and some fun items for you to take home!
If you have special needs, give them a call to see how accessible the museum is
If you are from the Yukon and have something you might feel would be amazing in their collection, just speak to them!