Things to do in Dawson City with kids
If you ever want to introduce your kids to a true frontier town - Dawson City should be on your list.
A key part in the Klondike Gold Rush, this fascinating city in the Yukon is a great experience for kids! Not only are there authentic historic buildings to wander round and explore, but super fun hands on experiences that let kids re-live history whilst having a great time with the family!
Kids can take to the water and enjoy an old fashioned boat ride! What kind you ask? Only a Paddlewheeler! (The ONLY one in the Yukon!) Klondike Spirit Paddlewheeler Cruise is super fun way to spend the day!
You can’t be part of the Gold Rush without panning for gold - and Goldbottom Mine Tours are fascinating tours of the mines, as well as letting kids actually pan for real gold! And of course, museums are a great way for kids to learn about the history!
Just as well Dawson City has great options! From the Jack London Museum to the Dawson City Museum, kids can learn all about the history of the town, and of the Yukon!
A beautiful, fascinating and historic family-friendly city!
A nostalgic journey on the ONLY paddlewheeler in the Yukon! A historical and scenic journey for kids down the Yukon River.
Danoja Zho Cultural Centre is the gateway to Tr ondë ek Hwech in heritage. The Centre is a meeting place for cultural activities, performances and special events that celebrate our traditions and how we live today.
Pan for gold or explore the mines in the historic gold fields of the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush in the stunning Yukon Territory!
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!
A quaint museum looking at the life of author Jack London, with fascinating archives, and historic replicas!
The Keno Mining Museum is said to be one of the best little museums in the Territory with informative and well made displays. The Museum captures the Gold and Silver mining history in the area which began in the early 1900's.
2,200 square km of unique rugged wilderness. Peaks, wildlife, and rich First Nation cultures make up this incredible arctic tundra.
Kluane Museum of Natural History offers a world-class wildlife exhibit along with displays on the Southern Tutchone people and the many plant species that make their home in the national park. The museum features realistic diorama displays of over 70....