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The Painted Whale Seward Mural Walking Tours

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The Painted Whale Seward Mural Walking Tours
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Experience the history, art and culture of Alaska's mural capital on a walking tour of downtown Seward guided by a local artist. Learn about themes significant to life in the far north, such as the Iditarod Trail, commercial fishing, and aviation...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Seward, AK 99664
+1 907-521-0311
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I have never been on a walking tour before, and after my Painted Whale walking mural tour, I'm sold! This was my 5th visit in Seward, and this tour gave me the best idea of what Seward is all about, as compared to any other...More

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Management response:Responded 21 July 2017

I'm glad you learned so much about Seward in our little walkabout! It was a pleasure to host you in the Mural Capital of Alaska.

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

A wonderful walking art mural tour guided by local artist Justine who is equally as lovely. This is an enjoyable way to learn more about Seward's history and culture, explore the town, and connect with other people. Highly recommend adding this to your travel plans...More

Thank Katelyn B
Justine P, Owner at The Painted Whale Seward Mural Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

I'm glad you enjoyed your tour Katelyn, and thank you for your feedback. Its always a pleasure to connect with others through art!

Reviewed 22 July 2018

We were wandering around Seward while our husbands were out fishing and decided to take the mural tour. It was so nice and we learned so much. Thank you, Justine!

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Justine P, Owner at The Painted Whale Seward Mural Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

You're welcome Jane! I'm glad you enjoyed your tour.

Reviewed 21 October 2017

It's really easy to get caught up in the more active adventures around the Kenai Peninsula of Alaska. But if you want to really get to know the town of Seward, just take a tour with Justine. An artist herself, Justine tells you the story...More

Thank LaurenHerpich
Justine P, Owner at The Painted Whale Seward Mural Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

I'm glad you got to know Seward better. Mural tours are such a personal way for locals and visitors to connect- thank you for taking the time to learn more about the unique culture of the far north!

Reviewed 19 August 2017

We were looking for something fun to do with our children and grandchildren in Seward for part of the afternoon. It was fabulous! A great outdoor activity for learning more about Seward history, culture and art, as well as the whole art genre of mural...More

Thank Tom L
Management response:Responded 21 August 2017

It was really fun to have a multi-generational tour! Thanks for taking the time to appreciate this unique aspect of Seward, and the value of community art.

Reviewed 18 August 2017

I really enjoyed this tour! Our guide was an artist herself and she gave us a deeper appreciation for the techniques used in these beautiful murals. She told great stories of the history, the artist and contributing community members who helped paint. There is quite...More

Thank alaskasharon
Management response:Responded 18 August 2017

Its great to have art appreciators around! Thanks for joining the tour.

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Justine is very knowlegeable and entertaining as she described the various fascinating and beautiful murals around downtown Seward

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Management response:Responded 17 August 2017


Reviewed 15 August 2017

In August 2017 my husband and I visited Seward Alaska. On the recommendation of our B&B hosts, we signed up to take the Seward Mural Walking Tour with Justine Pechuzal. Justine's tour was tremendous fun. She is well informed and interesting and the murals are...More

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Thank Kathy O
Management response:Responded 16 August 2017

Thanks for venturing out with The Painted Whale! It was a delight to share our town and state history with you.

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Took Justines very informative and entertaining mural walk in downtown Seward. A very unhurried walk of about 1 and 1/2 hours ,with stops at various murals in the central part of town. Justine was very well versed on her history of not only the murals...More

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Management response:Responded 14 August 2017

Walking is such a pleasurable way to slow down, notice a bit more, and enjoy one another's company- rain or shine. It was a pleasure to host you!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

I did this tour last week with Justine of The Painted Whale and really enjoyed myself. Justine does a great job explaining the artist's perspective and the history behind the pieces and of Seward. What a great blend of art and history. I have lived...More

Thank johannad2
Management response:Responded 10 August 2017

Thanks for joining us! Art is to history what milk is to cereal- an irresistible combination!

Reviewed 3 August 2017

I am a resident of Seward and I thoroughly enjoyed Justine's mural walking tour. I was surprised at how much I learned about the history of Seward injected with bits of Justine's witty humor. Justine is clearly passionate about the history and local art that...More

Thank Mik D
Management response:Responded 9 August 2017

Getting to know Seward and Alaska with a fresh perspective is what The Painted Whale Mural Tours are all about. Glad you could make it!

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