Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

Culture / Visitor Center

Seattle, WA

Join the gold rush right in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square.

When the Seattle Unit of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park relocated to a historic building in Pioneer Square, they called on EDX to plan and design new interpretive exhibits. We began by consulting on the building renovation, visualizing an inviting, central stairwell that draws visitors between floors and takes best advantage of natural light from the structure’s historical storefront windows.

Upon entering, visitors are welcomed through an archway and are transported to the year 1898 where they join stampeders on the treacherous journey to the Klondike. They encounter immersive environments that represent each step along the Gold Rush route: outfitting in Seattle, traveling to Alaska, crossing the Chilkoot Pass, constructing a boat to descend the Yukon river, and hunting for nuggets in the gold fields.