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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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Centennial Hall is a spectacular place to visit.

Located in the center of the town, this new building near the waters edge is a marvelous place to... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
DannyWasserman
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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
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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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good44%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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330 Harbor Dr, Harrigan Centennial Hall, Sitka, AK 99835-7553
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Reviewed December 5, 2017

Located in the center of the town, this new building near the waters edge is a marvelous place to visit. It has a lot of Sitka history and exhibits things like, the coast guard presence and the history of salmon fishing in Alaska. There is...More

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Reviewed August 25, 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.

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Reviewed August 7, 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.)

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Reviewed May 16, 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.

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Reviewed October 7, 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

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Reviewed August 30, 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
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Reviewed August 24, 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
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Reviewed June 26, 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
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Reviewed June 16, 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
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Reviewed September 27, 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
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