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Alaska State Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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We thought the museum was excellent. It provided a good start to learning more about Alaska in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Denver, Colorado
great introduction to Alaskan history

We spent alot of time here; great exhibit of native culture, Russian history, gold rush days. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Alaska State Museum located in the new state-of-the-art Fr. Andrew P. Kashevaroff (APK) in Juneau, presents a unique view of Alaska’s history and diverse cultures. Exhibits feature an expansive collection of Alaska Native materials, fine art...more
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395 Whittier St, Juneau, AK 99801-1718
+1 907-465-2901
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We thought the museum was excellent. It provided a good start to learning more about Alaska in preparation for our inside passage cruise. Great gift shop, too!

Thank leisurebug2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent alot of time here; great exhibit of native culture, Russian history, gold rush days. It is one of the few worthwhile places to visit in Juneau.

Thank Lorraine2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a collection of native Alaskan stuff. Lots to see on a stop on a 'highlights tour of Juneau'. Very friendly staff.

Thank TAGypsyNew
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was just the right size, very informative. Every display was thoughtfully arranged and easy to see. A wonderful overview of the amazing Alaska heritage. Good for children as it is not too large and overwhelming, with walking trails nearby.

Thank Stournay
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Alaska State Museum visit was one of my best experiences in a museum. The museum has Science on a Sphere®, or “SOS.” This is a display system that uses computers, video projectors, and a six foot diameter sphere to create an animated globe. The...More

Thank gmeredith
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful, modern museum with various exhibits around many aspects of Alaska history - native populations, gold strikes, maritime disasters, WWII, etc.

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff offering insight and a one story offering of native artifiacts and early settlers who braved the environment in search of gold. A famous boat disaster also featured.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful new museum in Juneau and well worth a visit. It allows a visitor a very comprehensive review of the history of Alaska through interesting and well designed displays. We visited while on an Alaskan Cruise recently. It is an easy walk...More

Thank Rosemary B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum was fantastic! So much to see, learn and appreciate. We spent most of our day here, and could probably have gone back another day if time had allowed. Thank you!

1  Thank Leslie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing gateway into the history of this beautiful area. The collection that is shown here is put together so well. The museum takes you through the different time periods and does a phenomenal job in displaying all these treasures. Its a must go...More

1  Thank Ron G
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1 July 2018|
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Response from Alan E | Reviewed this property |
All of the major sights are within an easy walk from the cruise ship dock. There is also a nice walk along the shore line park towards the bridge to Douglas Island.
Jeanne F
15 June 2018|
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Response from Tranquillo | Reviewed this property |
We walked from the Princess Cruise docks it is a few blocks but can do it leisurely
Beverly K
14 July 2016|
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Response from Debbie M | Property representative |
Generally Alaska State Museum is a short walk from the cruise dock however it depends on the specific dock since they are spread out over the equivalent of 6 city blocks. If you dock close in to downtown it is an easy 5... More