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The Baranov Museum

101 Marine Way, Kodiak Island, AK 99615
+1 907-486-5920
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ho-hum...mildly interesting

Kinda misty overcast today so took the whole family to this museum. Very small area, some cool... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
h s
via mobile
Interesting items from when Russia owned Alaska!

Admission fee is $5. It is a 200+ year old building that started as a pelt warehouse and became a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
95rangerover
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
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101 Marine Way, Kodiak Island, AK 99615
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+1 907-486-5920
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kinda misty overcast today so took the whole family to this museum. Very small area, some cool artifacts, but not much to see. They should let you go upstairs and explore the rooms, but they say "that's where the administrative offices are"....really?!! a small 200...More

Thank h s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Admission fee is $5. It is a 200+ year old building that started as a pelt warehouse and became a house. Lots of Russian items, but not especially well organized. Gift store part is too narrow to get into if there are more tha a...More

Thank 95rangerover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was a $5 charge to go through the building and maybe a 12 ft place to buy souvenirs to return home with. We felt this was not a friendly environment

Thank 2013TravelinFool
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The museum is in a historic house in downtown. It gives a good overview of the histrory of Russian influence in Kodiak, how the native people were affected by it, and how the Orthodox church still holds a lot of sway in the area. It...More

Thank schiaf
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We spent an hour learning more about the history of Kodiak and the Russian influence during the fur trading days. Good exhibits and lots of interesting information. Hours are limited so be sure to check.

Thank Alanhimmelstein
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to get all your questions answered about Kodiak. Info pockets, near entrance, contain one page stories on various historical spots in the area. (Liberty Ship used as canning factory after tsunami for example.) Several period rooms display life in an earlier time. Small...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This small museum provides insights to the lives of the European settlers in Kodiak and the life of this small town. It is worth the limited time it takes to visit.

Thank Zoomie70
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Spent over 1 hour taking in the history on display. The staff was not very helpful. Staff was on phones and only paid attention when we stood in front of them.

Thank stefhim
Reviewed 18 September 2016

It is located in a very old house in Kodiak. Offers a real sense of what life was like in an earlier period.

Thank SarraeG
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Hosed in an old home near the water this was a nice gem of local history and friendly staff. Lots of good info about what life was like in Old Kodiak.

Thank LAR63Alaska
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