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Pratt Museum

3779 Bartlett St, Homer, AK
+1 907-235-8635
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Great Hidden Gem

I recently visited the Pratt museum and was pleasantly surprised. Although it has gotten great... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Chicago, Illinois
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Back in time

Great place to fill in an hour or two. Good info on history, flora and fauna and even an old timer... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Auckland, New Zealand
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Learn about the area's wildlife and marine life at this art, cultural and natural history museum, where an added touch is the special camera setup allowing you to zoom in to view wildlife in the distance. Get an ecology lesson on a forest trail and identify wildflowers in the outdoor garden.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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3779 Bartlett St, Homer, AK
+1 907-235-8635
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I recently visited the Pratt museum and was pleasantly surprised. Although it has gotten great reviews I figured it would be a quick visit. We ended up spending hours here exploring the museum. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The exhibits were interesting, interactive,...More

Thank AmandaMark0811
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to fill in an hour or two. Good info on history, flora and fauna and even an old timer in the cabin yo speak too! Don't miss if you are in Homer.

Reviewed 22 August 2016

Stroll around the garden where berries grow, then absorb yourself in the art, local history and natural history of the area in the museum. Learn about homesteading, native Alaskan traditions and contemporary art. When you've taken in the 3 levels of displays, visit the gift...More

Thank Deb O
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This is a very good museum with a varied content. It is a combination art and local historical presentation. Lots of kids and an area for them to interact with some displays. Generally it's do not touch.very friendly staff!

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This small museum is packed with interesting interactive displays about pioneer life, the local ecosystem, the fishing industry and more. Highlights for me were the rustic dollhouse, the firsthand reports from survivors of shipwrecks, the video on an early woman settler, and the lively octopus...More

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 18 August 2016

lots of hands on interactive displays; great at presenting a sense of pioneer and native life , well chosen videos and audio tapes enhanced the material

Thank restless2go
Reviewed 17 August 2016

It was raining, and so we decided to visit the Pratt Museum. We were totally unprepared for how well curated the exhibitions were. The art gallery has changing exhibits: when we were there we thoroughly enjoyed seeing home and farm implements made by Jeff and...More

Thank SBHTraveler
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Great local museum. Great rainy day option. Well worth the visit any day. Wonderful historical info throughout.

Thank d2wesside
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is a hidden gem of a museum that is well worth the price of admission. It looks deceivingly uninteresting from exterior but I assure you it holds many interesting and beautiful things within. The trails and old homestead home on site are worth checking...More

Thank Naspinsky
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic exhibit by local couple in all mediums imaginable. Rest of museum was just "interesting" but very impressed with the special exhibit

Thank Marge W
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