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History of Dolly's House

I had heard about this place, and so we decided to take the tour of the house. It was very... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
Burnsville, Minnesota
Very interesting

Dolly was surely one of the most interesting and notorious citizens in Ketchikan. We walked past... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
jer b
Bristol, Connecticut
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24 Creek St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6508
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 19, 2014

This was our second visit to Ketchikan. We didn't tour Dolly's house the first time, but I'd wanted to. My husband had some business to attend to so I had a couple hours alone when we reached Ketchikan. I knew just how I was going...More

5  Thank HauntJauntsGrl
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

What a waste of time and money. Perhaps I missed the purpose of Dolly's house. To me it was a dirty, old house. It only took about 5 minutes to get through. We got the tickets for free, and we did not enjoy it. I...More

4  Thank MEsquib
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In truth, we did not actually visit this attraction as we had already visited a brothel in Skagway. We took a peek inside but the $10 admission per person was a bit steep for a 15 minute visit in this small house. The house is...More

Thank Della G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I took a little tour out of the Visitors Center and got a ticket to go inside Dolly's all included for the price of the driving tour. Otherwise it's $10.00 a person. Well worth it if you have to pay!! We were...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2018

I had heard about this place, and so we decided to take the tour of the house. It was very interesting and humorous as how she had set up everything for the enjoyment of men

Thank mobandi
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Be sure to visit “Dolly’s” restored original brothel home when visiting Ketchikan. We thoroughly enjoyed visiting this museum. Highly Recommended! The volunteer “ladies of the night” invite you to come in for a “quickie” off the boardwalk as you pass by. DO IT. GO IN...More

Thank midwaytoheaven
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Before visiting Ketchikan, a lecturer on the cruise ship gave a history of Ketchikan and of the women who went to settle there. Dolly was the most famous of the brothel owners, but certainly not the only one. She made a fortune by providing the...More

Thank Marcia71
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This came as a free extra with one of our other excursions we booked on the cruise ship. Wouldn't of gone otherwise. But it was fun learning a lil bit of history about the place and seeing how they lived there...

Thank Craig M
Reviewed September 28, 2018

This museum highlights the "brothel" era in Ketchikan. It was the house of the most predominant madam in town. It's situated on the boardwalk of Creek Street. It is very cluttered. So it is hard to get a real understanding of what life was like....More

Thank brissie16
Reviewed September 25, 2018

So much history in this little museum, so much to see and read! Really enjoyed our visit here, the house is kept just about as it was many years ago. She was a colorful character!! Don't miss the shower curtain!

Thank Stournay
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Dolly was surely one of the most interesting and notorious citizens in Ketchikan. We walked past her house but did not go in as time was of the essence for us. The brightly painted green house sits on pilings on Creek Street and her Dolly...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed September 12, 2018

"That was the biggest waste of $20 ever" said my kiddo. $10 per adult to take a 5 min walk through a house, kids were free. You can learn about the "industry by reading varound signs around town. But enjoy the walk along the creek.

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May 29, 2015|
Response from Cruisinbob | Reviewed this property |
Yes.. lots of fun.