Walk straight into 1898 in Dawson City, a living town amid historic gold rush buildings. Hear tales of exhilarating adventures told by lively interpreters in period clothes. Imagine 19th century entertainment in an ornate theatre, laze on a stately veranda surrounded by pristine gardens, then venture into the Klondike goldfields that stoked a feverish stampede of fortune-hunters.

Strange things done

A perfect introduction to Dawson City, A transition from moose pasture to a topsy-turvy boomtown in the blink of an eye, meant anything and everything could, AND DID happen! Truth really is stranger than fiction on this walk through the historical core of Dawson.

Dates

Every day, May 18 to September 22, 2019

Duration: 1.5 hours

Times:

  • 2 pm to 3:30 pm (English)
  • 9:15 am to 10:45 pm (French)
  • Also available at additional times with advance bookings for groups of 10+
Price Fees:
  • Per person: $6.30 (GST included)
  • Commercial rate (10 person minimum), per person: $5.80 (GST included)
Details

Guided town walking tour.

Reserve

By email: pc.dawsoninfo.pc@canada.ca

By telephone: 867-993-7205

Travel trade
  • Available in English and French
  • Suitable for FIT or groups of any size

Behind the scenes

Most of Parks Canada's collection is rarely seen by the public. This tour, now available for private bookings, offers a peek at artifacts that are normally off limits. Visitors will handle artifacts and see exactly how Parks Canada preserves Klondike history.

Dates

May 18 to September 22, 2019

Duration: 1 hour

Times:

  • Available with advance booking for groups of 10+
Price Fees:
  • Per person: $6.30 (GST included)
  • Commercial rate (10 person minimum), per person: $5.80 (GST included)
Details Pre-booking required. Maximum 15 people per tour.
Reserve

By email: pc.dawsoninfo.pc@canada.ca

By telephone: 867-993-7205

Special Notes:

  • Pre-booking required
  • Maximum of 15 people per tour
Travel trade
  • Available in English and French
  • Suitable for FIT or small groups (Max. 15)
  • Reservation required

Dawson City ESCAPE!

Note: Closed in 2019 due to infrastructure upgrades

A puzzle in history for visitors who like a challenge! This escape room features a true murder mystery from the Klondike goldfields! The Mounties really did always get their man, and now your visitors can see if they can solve a murder that the NWMP investigated 100 years ago.

Dates

Closed in 2019.

Duration: 1 hour

Times:

  • 10 am to 11 am
  • 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Price Fees:
  • Per person: $22.00 per person (GST included)
Details

An Escape Room featuring a REAL murder mystery in the heart of the Klondike goldfields!

Reserve

By email: pc.dawsoninfo.pc@canada.ca 

By telephone: 867-993-7205

Special Notes:

  • Pre-booking required.
  • Minimum of two and maximum of six participants per session.
Travel trade
  • Available in English
  • Suitable for FIT or small groups (Max. 6)
  • Pre-booking required

Greatest Klondiker Contest

After two years of renovations this iconic theatre is back in operation! Five days a week Parks Canada raises the roof transforming into characters from the gold rush, regaling you with their adventures to prove why they, and they alone are the greatest of the dreamers and schemers of this particular place and time. Who will be crowned the greatest? You decide!

Dates

Every day
June 1 to September 8, 2019


Duration: 1 hour

Times:

  • 1 pm to 2 pm
Price Fees:
  • Per person: $7.30 (GST included)
  • Commercial Group, per person (Minimum 10 persons): $5.80
Details

Interactive theatrical production.

Reserve

By email: pc.dawsoninfo.pc@canada.ca

By telephone: 867-993-7205

Travel trade
  • Available in English
  • Suitable for FIT or groups of any size

Adventurous life of Robert Service

The "Bard of the Yukon" lived in a cozy cabin nestled amidst the willows and alders. Contemplate an intriguing life as a costumed guide enthralls you with his lilting verse. Ask questions, and step into Service’s cabin.

Dates

Every day, May 18 to September 22, 2019

Duration: 1 hour

Times:

  • 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
  • Also available at additional times with advance booking for groups of 10+

Price Fees:
  • Per person: $6.30 (GST included)
  • Commercial rate (10 person minimum), per person: $5.80 (GST included)
Details Seated program.
Reserve

By email: pc.dawsoninfo.pc@canada.ca

By telephone: 867-993-7205

Travel trade
  • Available in English and French
  • Suitable for small or large groups

Palace Grand Theatre tour

Daily theatre tours relate the dramas and dreams of the leading ladies, percentage girls and miners desperate for a place to spend their gold dust. Explore backstage haunts, strut your stuff on stage, and explore upstairs with your guide.

Dates

Every day, May 18 to September 22, 2019

Duration:1 hour

Times:

  • Available with advance booking for groups of 10+
Price Fees:

  • Per person: $6.30
  • Commercial Group, per person (Minimum 10 persons): $5.80
Details Guided tour.
Reserve

By email: pc.dawsoninfo.pc@canada.ca

By telephone: 867-993-7205

Travel trade
  • Available in English and French
  • Suitable for groups of any size