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Captain William Moore Cabin

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Address: Fifth Avenue, Skagway, AK
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A piece of history in Skagway

We took a free walking tour from the Tourist Information Centre which took in the highlights around Skagway. Captain William Moore Cabin was the last stop. Interesting piece of... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
Sydney, Australia
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Gold Coast Australia
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The place has been beautifully restored. There is good signage explaining what life was like in the cottage. Lovely grounds. Certainly worth a visit

Thank Brian B
Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Learn the history of the are while your wife shops! This is free an attendants there to answer questions.

Thank spencers1621
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

We took a free walking tour from the Tourist Information Centre which took in the highlights around Skagway. Captain William Moore Cabin was the last stop. Interesting piece of history well worth a visit. It is free and right in town. The cabin has plenty of information panels if you go by yourself.

3 Thank mrandmrsbeas
Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Small piece of Skagway history. Very similar to other refurbished historical buildings elsewhere. Close to downtown so was a quick stop.

1 Thank dee_eh71
Salem, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We visited the Historic Moore Homestead. It is more than the cabin. It is also the newer home and the grounds as well. Inside the newer home the rooms are decorated with period pieces. There are photographs and memorabilia from the Moore family.

1 Thank SueinSalem
Dunedin, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This place caught my eye because I knew it was an original structure. Placards mounted hereby give its history. I took some nice photos.

1 Thank Donna C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Good to see the old cabin, park ranger on site to give a history of the place, quite small but well worth taking the back streets away from the souvenir shops

1 Thank Jan B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Well worth the walk 'behind' main street to see where that first person actually lived and to be amazed that it is in such good condition still.

1 Thank Lisa B
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

The Moore cabin and house is a free museum exhibit in town, that gives an overview of the life and lifestyle of one of the first settlers in Skagway, who contributed to the town's development. It is a very small cabin and house, so not much time is required to get through it all, even if you read every display... More 

3 Thank Chris T
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

One can just imagine what life must have been like during the gold rush days. The men didn't have much, lived simply, and persevered. We enjoyed poking around the little, old cabin and the nice grounds. Short walk from main part of town.

1 Thank seetheworld2014

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