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Prince William Sound Museum

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Grateful for this little gem of a museum!

We arrived in Whittier early for our day cruise, and were so grateful for this museum. Whittier is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leslie H
Chicago, Illinois
Worth Your Time

Small, but very intense museum with lots of historic artifacts about life in Alaska and Whittier... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Dallas, Texas
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100 Whittier Street, Whittier, AK 99693
+1 907-472-2354
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Whittier early for our day cruise, and were so grateful for this museum. Whittier is a SUPER small town, so not sure what we would have done with our 2 hours had we not had this option. It was a really lovely...More

Thank Leslie H
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Small, but very intense museum with lots of historic artifacts about life in Alaska and Whittier, sea life, frontier life, clothes and homes and lots more. Lots to learn here. $5 per person pay on honor system.

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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Most people come to Whittier for a boat tour or fishing and never really see anything beyond the docks. I highly recommend taking a bit of extra time and visiting the museum. It is a wealth of information on the town's history including the devastating...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Prince William Sound Museum was very cute and small. The museum was basically two aisles and a small room behind them but it was very educational. The museum tells you all about the history of Whittier and Prince William Sound with many pictures and displays...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2018

Nice layout of various Alaskan history. From the tunnel being built. WW II stuff, and some current history Keep up by someone in the Whittier government Begich Towers has some more on the first floor.

Thank geraldmf
Reviewed July 3, 2018

This is a great little museum. It has area history and a lot of WWII displays. For a small town, it had a lot of information and displays.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This museum is a real find the exhibits and unbelievable and chock full of artifacts from Alaska and from the military influences to Whittier and the state as a whole.Grea exhibits illustrated with photographs and historic relics. Located in the town's only grocery store just...More

Thank Akfotoman
ted s, Executive Director at Prince William Sound Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Many thanks for the kind review. The secret to enjoying the PWS Museum program is having the time to read the the stories within the exhibits.

Reviewed June 17, 2018

Amazing little museum. LOTS of info on local history and military life in the town packed into a small space. This is a must see place

Thank 415Cyclist
Reviewed May 23, 2018

very small but informative museum located in the same building as the grocery store. more of the artifacts have to do with WWII and the Battle of Attu Island but it also has information of other local interests. not much at all reference the title...More

Thank Noel E
ted s, Executive Director at Prince William Sound Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Thank you for your visit. "Prince William Sound Museum " refers in part to the location of the museum i. e. "Anchorage Museum". We do have a number exhibits that pertain to PWS and Whittier's history. Very nice restrooms are available in the building immediately...More

Reviewed May 1, 2018

The museum is small and occupies one room in the building next to the Anchor Inn, but has enough of a collection of the earlier life and military presence in Whittier to be quite informative. Admission is by donation, and doesn't take much of a...More

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