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Maxine & Jesse Whitney Museum

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Address: 303 Lowe Street, Valdez, AK 99686
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+1 907-834-1690
09:00 - 19:00
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Fun Eclectic Collection of Alaskan Artifacts

I love this museum - no charge to get in, although donations always welcome to help support the museum and its many programs. There are scavenger hunt cards for the kids, lots of... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2016
Valdez, Alaska
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Valdez, Alaska
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

I love this museum - no charge to get in, although donations always welcome to help support the museum and its many programs. There are scavenger hunt cards for the kids, lots of Native Alaskan Clothing & carvings, well done taxidermy, fossils and more - something for everyone!

Thank Coastie_Mom_AK
Roydon, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Nice museum, compact yet really interesting exhibits and it doesn't take all day to get around. Go visit and it's free!

Thank RodneyT513
Brisbane, Australia
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227 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This museum if free and full of lots of animals And a life's collection of a local lady Very interesting Wonderful ivory carvings by the local natives

Thank nonna54
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is an interesting place to visit and only takes an hour. It's interesting because of all the artifacts collected around remote Alaska back in the years before mass tourism and when it was still possible to acquire them. The beautifully mounted collection of Alaskan animals is worth seeing.

Thank tim1962
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This is a grest place if you would like to see lots of stuffed animals from Alaska. Kids really like this museum because of the big animals. There are lots of native items to see that has been collected across the state. The museum just requests a donation for entry. A must see while visiting Valdez

Thank Victor W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Have no where to go on a rainy day? Check out the free museum in town Valdez that wont disappoint. It's a great place for kids young and old with plenty of things to see and touch!

Thank Mecs2014
Manorville, New York
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is a lovely museum with great displays mainly about the wildlife in the area. It is informative and the displays are well done and beautiful. The museum is small and will take no more than an hour to walk through, well worth the stop.

Thank pattyt7
Placerville, ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Very nice museum in Valdez with interesting exhibits. Best of all it's free! Would recommend going when in town.

Thank Calsierra
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We loved this gem of a museum. Super interesting and informative, and free admission! Highly recommended!

Thank scrapbookwildcat
United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I enjoyed my afternoon exploring this museum. It has an interesting history that is inspiring, the collection is well displayed in a small space. Worth the time!

Thank love2go2015

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