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Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge

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Must visit in Kodiak

I agree with most of the other reviews, this should be on your list when you visit Kodiak... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
DaMaPaOz
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THE most amazing park service center

I can't believe how good the exhibit is here. Amazing setup of bears and birds,hands on, great... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2017
h s
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18 Aug 2018
“Must visit in Kodiak”
8 Jul 2017
“THE most amazing park service center”
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Known world-wide for the Kodiak brown bear, this area also is home to other native land mammals, such as the red fox, river otter, short-tail weasel and tundra vole.
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1390 Buskin River Rd, Akhiok, Kodiak Island, AK 99615-6851
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+1 907-487-2600
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

I agree with most of the other reviews, this should be on your list when you visit Kodiak. Generally speaking there is not a great deal to do in Kodiak itself and you can certainly spend an hour here looking through the exhibits. Best of...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

I can't believe how good the exhibit is here. Amazing setup of bears and birds,hands on, great photo opportunities. I was also impressed with the whale bone skeleton hanging from the ceiling and the lady who did it was up stairs talking to people....But really...More

Thank h s
Reviewed November 30, 2016

This is a great place. Be sure to ask question of the staff. They are very helpful. They have a full whale skeleton on display with pictures on how they found it and prepared it. Some gifts that you can purchase in the shop and...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2016

The info about the prep about the whale skeleton was well documented. Under an hour is time enough to spend here.

Thank stefhim
Reviewed October 17, 2016

this place has some great exhibitions none better than the skeleton of the whale hanging from the ceiling . staff are very informative the exhibits are free

Thank cnomis
Reviewed August 2, 2016

This area is gorgeous. Very peaceful while we were there - rarely passed a car. We kayaked, took some short trails, and drove through twice. With so much rainfall, the area is green and lush. Foggy and rainy while we were there but that just...More

Thank Dana B
Reviewed July 5, 2016

My family and I docked in Kodiak with a relatively short window of time. We hopped on the complimentary shuttle provided at the dock and were dropped off in the center of town at the city's visitor center. Directly across the street we found the...More

Thank humu1
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Set in the centre of Kodiak, the building is hard to miss. For a tiny town, this information centre provides excellent information as well very well informed staff.

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Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

First came on Saturday afternoon. One of the few things open on Saturday after 4pm. Great visitors center, nicely air conditioned, sample touchable fur pelts (which really are soft!), interactive exhibits, an introductory video, and a dedicated staff. I learned more about Alaska, Kodiak, and...More

Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed August 23, 2015

This museum is an excellent primer on basic area information. Very nice exhibits of a wide variety of wildlife. Good story on the whale skeleton upstairs.

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