MacBride Museum Rentals: Frequently Asked Questions

Are you open for rentals during construction?
The outdoor areas of the museum will be closed during construction however the museum will remain operational. Specific areas of the museum may be closed at various times during the construction of our new expansion so please check with a staff member to determine which areas are available for rental when you are looking to book.

What is included in the rental?
MacBride Museum makes planning easy for you. Tables, chairs, projector and screen, microphone and speaker, podium, and coat racks are included in the rental, but must be requested in advance. Please note all of the items that you require when you fill in the MacBride Museum Booking Form.
One staff member for security is also included in the cost of every rental.

How much does it cost?
The cost depends on theroom and the type of event. Please see the MacBride Museum Booking Form or call 867-667-2709, ext.4, for current pricing. MacBride Museum is run by a non-profit society. All proceeds from facility rentals go toward funding museum programs and operations.

Can renters bring in their own food?
Yes, if renters decide to serve food at their event they can choose to bring in their own food or hire a caterer. MacBride Museum works with may local caterers and can provide a list, if requested.

Does MacBride do weddings?
Yes, MacBride Museum has been the site of many beautiful ceremonies and receptions. If you would like more information on hosting your special day at MacBride Museum please see the MacBride Museum Wedding Booking Form.

Does MacBride Museum provide bar service?
Yes, MacBride Museum offers an in-house bar service. Bartenders are charged at $25/hour for the duration of the event as well as one hour to setup and one hour for clean-up and storage.
The following bar locations are available depending upon the facility rental.

  • Klondike Gold Rush-era bar in the Gold to Government Gallery
  • Taylor & Drury Room
  • Lower Gallery

We look forward to hosting you at MacBride. If you have any more questions about your rental contact us at 867-667-2709, ext.4, or at

MacBride Museum of Yukon History
1124 Front St. Whitehorse,
Yukon Canada Y1A 1A4
Phone: (867) 667-2709
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Winter Hours
September 1st until May 14th
Tuesday to Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
MacBride Museum is a non-profit society with charitable status. Your tax-deductible contributions help us collect, preserve and exhibit Yukon's history.