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Interesting history of Wrangell which was pretty much a hell hole unlike Petersberg which was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lorraine2010
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Annecy, France
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I always like visiting museums. This is a small one but, lots of interesting exhibits. Between the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
358rainyk
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Hamilton, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting history of Wrangell which was pretty much a hell hole unlike Petersberg which was settled by hard working Norwegians. However, Wrangell does promote small business rather than allowing big chains to dominate the town economy.

Thank Lorraine2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always like visiting museums. This is a small one but, lots of interesting exhibits. Between the Native peoples history and the history of Wrangel it has many artifacts. The museum is also the local movie house (it's event theater} that is run by the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good way to spend a couple hours while in Wrangell. Surprisingly complete and interesting museum. Would recommend this

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was in Wrangell 20 years ago, this museum didn't exist... so I am thrilled that they have created a museum to preserve the legacy and local culture.

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Reviewed August 24, 2018

This is a wonderful museum for such a small town. They had information on all of the history of Wrangell. We were glad we visited here before we went to Chief Shakes Island. Also, we were happy to have the information about the fishing history,...More

Thank fiddlestogo
Reviewed August 9, 2018

If you are interested in the history of the area and the native population the Wrangell Museum does a wonderful job presenting an interesting and informative exhibition.

Thank rellis
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

This was our second trip to Wrangell and the museum was something I wanted to see again. It's a good over-view of Wrangell. Suprising for such a small town.

Thank Ruth F
Reviewed July 14, 2018

This museum provides a good historical over view of Wrangell. It has excellent displays and includes true artifacts from Wrangell. Many beautiful pieces of art on display as well.

Thank roziet4422
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The museum provides a good introduction to the early inhabitants of the coast and the building of Totem pole. It also has a group of well laid out exhibits on the mining, salmon fishing industries that provide the economic basis for the modern town.

Thank Kenneth E
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Small, local, and filled with collections of very old stuff including sections carefully design around specific time periods and events. Wonderful photos of the First Clans in Alaska dating back to mid 1800’s. Fascinating clothing, weapons, and clan regalia. This gem has been designed to...More

Thank Jerry C
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