The Yukon Transportation Museum
This museum covers all sorts of Yukon historical transportation methods, such as trains, planes, automobiles, and dogsleds.
Outside the museum is a weather vane -- the world's largest. The plane rotates with the wind just like that rotating chicken on your neighbor's barn:
The Yukon Beringia Interpretive Center
Beringia is the area that is often referred to as the "land bridge" that formed between Siberia and Alaska during the last ice age, 20,000 years ago to 10,000 years ago.
The land bridge formed because so much water was tied up in glaciers that the oceans' water level dropped, exposing land that is underwater during non-glacial times such as today's. Beringia allowed humans to cross the Bering Strait from Asia and to eventually populate the Americas. At the time, mammoths, giant sloths, and giant beavers were common and provided food sources for the people.
The stories of the First Nations people are also told at the center:
"First Nations creation stories echo events at the end of the Ice Age. Legends, such as How Crow Created the World, reflect on the changing environment and the great floods. Distant memories of the animals of the Ice Age come down to us in stories of the Gwitch’in culture hero, Traveler (Ch’itahùukaii) and the Tutchone hero, Beaver Man (Soh Jhee or Asuya ). Traveller and Beaver Man roamed the land and changed the animals of long ago from giants and man-eaters to the familiar species we see in the Yukon today."There is a large mural depicting the large beavers being forever turned into small ones by Traveller:
The Fish Ladder
Salmon need to return to the stream in which they were born to breed (called spawning). When humans put up a dam, it obviously causes them a lot of problems, so humans try to find a solution -- not only is it the right thing to do, but it would be just too sad if all those tasty salmon died out!
In this case, the solution is a fish ladder. The fish, swimming upstream, are guided into this "ladder" by a series of underwater baffles: