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Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center

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Alas could not do it

You can purchase tickets at three museums in town and at the Visitors Center on Second Avenue... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jer b
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Bristol, Connecticut
Nice museum on local history

Interesting exhibits on Native Alaskans and the history of Haines. Very well laid out with exhibits... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AKTraveler50
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Bend, Oregon
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This educational institution of the Haines Borough collects, preserves and interprets the history, art and unique blending of diverse cultures within the Chilkat Valley.
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11 Main Street, Po B, Haines, AK 99827
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can purchase tickets at three museums in town and at the Visitors Center on Second Avenue. They include the Hammer Museum, the Bald Eagle Foundation and the Sheldon Museum. Alas, we did two of the attractions but did not have the time to go...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting exhibits on Native Alaskans and the history of Haines. Very well laid out with exhibits on second floor. Highly recommended for anyone interested in the local history or the history of Southeast Alaska.

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Reviewed September 8, 2018

Buy the 3 Pass (Eagle Foundation Hammer and Sheldon Museum. Will save you some money and We enjoyed all 3. Haines is small. You can check out the town and do an excursion easily.

Thank Dee Z
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

From the size of the museum from the outside I thought it would be larger. You enter on the main floor where the gift shop is but all exhibits are on the second floor. It was interesting.

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is well done for a small museum. Information on Native Alaskans and the settlement in Haines. It is one of the three museums that you can be a discounted ticket for. Man in charge was able to give us all kinds of information about...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Second stop on the free shuttle for cruise ship folks. A deal of $20 can be purchased to see all 3 museums. Lots of history here. Everyone very friendly and also a gift shop. Quaint little town.

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Small but very well done museum, self directed but staff can answer most questions. Be sure to buy the discount pass to visit all 3 museums in Haines

1  Thank jaynereiter
Reviewed July 28, 2018

This is a lovely museum. We were first time visits to SE Alaska and this museum exhibit was a wonderful introduction to the history of people and area of Haines. We would definitely visit the museum again!

1  Thank bobbieanddoug
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Nice place to sit and watch your wife read every paragraph under every exhibit Boring to me great for others Do not expect much Not expensive

1  Thank michael c
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Good native collection and local history information. Small museum with quality artefacts and helpful descriptions.

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