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Yukon Archives

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Yukon Archives

The Yukon Archives acquires, preserves, and provides access to the Yukon's documentary heritage. Photocopy, map and photograph reproduction services are available.

The Archives can also order reference material for patrons from other institutions through inter-library loan.

If you are unable to visit the Archives in person, reference assistance is available through correspondence. The Archives also offers periodic lecture series, film showings, displays, radio broadcasts, and newspaper articles on selected topics in Yukon history.

What's New

Easter Hours

Yukon Archives will be closed Friday, March 30th and Monday, April 2nd.

We will be open regular hours Saturday, March 31st.

Spring 1923 Robin with young Ross River [A robin sitting on its nest feeding its young at Ross River.]

Spring 1923 Robin with young Ross River [A robin sitting on its nest feeding its young at Ross River.]
Yukon Archives, Claude and Mary Tidd fonds, 77/19 #7666.

The Sinking of the SS Princess Sophia

Poster Promoting Princess Sophia Exhibit

Now on display at Yukon Archives: Dawson City Museum's travelling exhibit to commemorate the anniversary of the sinking of the Princess Sophia off the coast of Alaska on October 25, 1918. The ship carried on board hundreds of Yukoners heading south for the winter. No one on board survived. This exhibit shares the stories of the victims of the disaster and the loss of those left behind. On display through May 26, 2018.

Contact Yukon Archives

Yukon Archives
400 College Drive
Yukon Place (Beside Yukon College)
Whitehorse, Yukon

Yukon Archives
Department of Tourism & Culture
Government of Yukon
Front desk phone: 867-667-5321
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, local 5321
Reference desk phone: 867-667-8061
Fax: 867-393-6253

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 2703 (L-6) 
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6


Tuesday and Wednesday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
1:00 pm to 9:00 pm
10:00 am to 1:00 pm and
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Sunday and Monday