Historic Sites

The Historic Sites unit provides for the research, preservation, management, development and interpretation of Yukon’s historic places.

Many sites are places that have cultural, social, scientific or architectural significance, or are landmarks within a community or the territory, or are associated with remarkable people or historical events.

Becoming a Yukon Historic Site

Information on historic site designation and how to nominate a site for territorial designation.

​Funding of Yukon historic sites

​​Funding for individuals, community groups, societies, Yukon First Nations and businesses to preserve Yukon's heritage.​

​Heritage Sites Planning

Management plans guide the way in which sites are preserved and developed and how the public may interact with the site.

Signage and interpretation

Contact us about signs, displays and programs along highways, trails and rivers and at Yukon historic sites.

Heritage trails

This program provides support for research, planning, improvement and development of heritage trails throughout Yukon.

Restoration and reproduction

We provide restoration and reproduction of architectural elements as well as artifacts and specimens of all materials for interpretive display.

​Historic Sites Publications

Read more about Yukon's historic sites.

Contact information

Job title: 
Administrative Assistant
Historic Sites
Cultural Services
Office location: 
3rd Floor
204 Lambert Street
Whitehorse, YT
Tourism and Culture
800-661-0408 x5368
Mailing address: 
P.O. Box 2703 (L-2)
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2C6