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Sitka Historical Museum

330 Harbor Dr, Harrigan Centennial Hall, Sitka, AK 99835-7553
+1 907-747-6455
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Wondeful Museum

If you are in Sitka and enjoy aboriginal art, this place is not to be missed. Only a short walk... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
ArrowVoyager
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Brampton, Canada
...or the Sheldon Jackson Museum

This is the same place as the Sheldon Jackson Museum. Either way, WELL worth a visit! (See my... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
trystgirl2
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Santa Rosa
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Formerly named the Isabel Miller Museum, this little museum is a treasure--the only museum in Sitka featuring all of Sitka's history.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 Aug 2017
“Wondeful Museum”
7 Aug 2016
“...or the Sheldon Jackson Museum”
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330 Harbor Dr, Harrigan Centennial Hall, Sitka, AK 99835-7553
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+1 907-747-6455
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

If you are in Sitka and enjoy aboriginal art, this place is not to be missed. Only a short walk from the dock and has something for everyone. You will also learn about the local flora and fauna. Small admission fee but well worth it.

Thank ArrowVoyager
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is the same place as the Sheldon Jackson Museum. Either way, WELL worth a visit! (See my review of the Sheldon Jackson Museum.)

Thank trystgirl2
Reviewed 16 May 2016

A great museum to visit while in Sitka. The museum has lots of First Nation memorabilia that had been collected over many years. Very interesting to see all.

Thank Rhonda E
Reviewed 7 October 2015

This museum is only a short walk from the dock in Sitka, Alaska. The museum has very nice displays of local birds and wildlife. There is plenty of information about the early days of Sitka. The walk through the museum is unstructured so you can...More

1  Thank Vicki G
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Very Very good museum. There were a lot of old native artifacts displayed in a nice fashion. Well worth the admission.

1  Thank robynkk
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Unfortunately, this site is not open at the moment, but appears to have great historical value for preserving totem poles and other historical items pertain to Sitka and the Indian natives of this area.

2  Thank pdl03
Reviewed 26 June 2015

This small museum is full of old Totems from throughout SE Alaska - the real thing- not overly commercial at all. They also offer classes for local residents in some of the traditional forms of carving, weaving etc.

2  Thank justsaying433
Reviewed 16 June 2015

The building that houses the museum is going through renovation, thus this museum will be closed from July 15, 2015 until spring 2017. Watch for the activities in other locations during that time, and plan to visit the newly refurbished museum when it re-opens. I've...More

1  Thank Suzi62
Reviewed 27 September 2014

We had some time before our scheduled excursion, so we walked into Centennial Hall. The building itself is full of interesting opportunities to learn. Great historical pictures of historical Sitka. A group had a fund-raising effort by where you could be costumed and pose for...More

1  Thank Blokzijl
Reviewed 3 September 2014

The native culture of the Tlingit tribe is well preserved in this small museum. The clothing was fascinating. Some made from fish skins for lighter wear, but intricately stitched and preserved. The art and crafts were also very intricately designed in beautiful colors.

1  Thank johrene
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