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Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center: Tours & Tickets

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Mendenhall Glacier is easily accessible via roads from the local airport, cruise ship terminal and state ferry terminal. Our facility and lands are managed by the federal government through the United States Forest Service. Federal passes are...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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End of Glacier Spur Road, Juneau, AK 99801
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Going to the Mendenhall Glacier and it's visitor center is a 1st time visitor staple. I found that at the visitor center the staff was extremely informative about the history of the glacier and the surrounding areas. They had fantastic photography of what the glacier...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 279ericai
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A few miles from downtown Juneau with stunning views and easy access to the trails to the waterfall and the Mendenhall Glacier.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank vjulio2
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth the trek to see this glacier. Spectacular scenery and views. Visitor centre is also well worth a visit where local rangers will explain all you wished to know.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mike R
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a beautiful Visitor Center with loads of information. There are different Ranger talks and other displays to learn from. It is definitely worth your while to watch the movie that is shown as well. Don't forget to get your Park stamp while there.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank LouAnn R
Reviewed 4 days ago

We've visited here twice. Our latest trip was a stop in November 2018. The Visitor Center was closed, but we were still able to walk along the paths and get a great view of the glacier. In the summer, the center is open, but packed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Phyllis C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent quite some time in the visitors centre looking at the exhibits and listening to the informative staff. Best of all on the way back to coach we saw a black bear !

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sandyj702
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm uncertain if the visitor center has had much updating beyond the screen display that shows the change in the glacier over the last 50 years. But you can get a pleasant view of the glacier from the deck. I did not watch any films...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mardas87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I recently visited Juneau with friends while on a cruise tour in Alaska. While there, we took an excursion that took us to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. This attraction is well worth the trip. The people at the center are very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jmacch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of interactive exhibits and ranger talks to learn about glaciers and how our climate is changing.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 1 week ago

My newly husband and I spent a few hours walking around the tails and enjoying the beauty of nature has to offer. We really enjoyed the fresh air and just taking in how beautiful the Glacier looked.

Date of experience: September 2019
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01DayTripper
30 July 2019|
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Response from CurtParsons13 | Reviewed this property |
There are options in port to book...if they are full (as they were when we were there) take the bus trip into the National Forest, its worth a look.
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12 June 2019|
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Response from larriew2018 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it would be
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25 May 2019|
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Response from marigoldKent | Reviewed this property |
No - I did not see any assistance available for elderly visitors. In fact, my elderly husband stayed in the Visitors' Centre whilst I did the long walk to the Waterfall. Be aware that there is also not a lot of seating... More
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