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Petersburg Visitor Information Center

19 Fram St, Petersburg, AK 99833
+1 907-772-4636
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Make this your first stop in Petersburg!

The person working at the information center was extremely helpful. They have information on... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
University Park, Maryland
via mobile
Small but very nice.

There is a lot of local history in this little information center. It was wonderful to look at all... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
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Your first stop when you get to Petersburg should be the Visitor Center. Experienced local hosts will provide you with information about the town and the Tongass National Forest. We have brochures, maps and displays that will help make your stay here memorable! Petersburg Visitor Information Center is a partnership between the Petersburg Chamber Of Commerce and the U.S. Forest Service, Petersburg Ranger District. Open daily in the summer months. You can contact us for a free guide and DVD. Make Petersburg your Destination Vacation this summer!!
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  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“first stop” (2 reviews)
“helpful staff” (2 reviews)
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19 Fram St, Petersburg, AK 99833
+1 907-772-4636
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The person working at the information center was extremely helpful. They have information on everything from how to spend your time in town to wildlife identification. So glad we stopped here!

Thank esopus35
Reviewed 12 June 2017

There is a lot of local history in this little information center. It was wonderful to look at all their local artifacts and see the short movie. Also, the gift shop has some of the best prices we found.

Thank rjs15
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

So ia greetedus andshared so much info on Petersburg it was amazing! Helpful and informative, she had maps, recipe cards and all kinds of information. Must stop here if you are visiting Petersburg. Hours are 9 to 5. Do it!

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This museum has many old things used in the early fishing days in Petersburg. A must see if you are visiting Petersburg

Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Stopped by the visitor center no they were very friendly and very helpful with things to see and do in Petersburg. Definitely recommend stopping there if you are visiting Petersburg.

Thank jimr20162016
Reviewed 26 June 2016

A small center but a small town. A couple videos to watch, helpful staff, lots of information including lots of recipes for all the fish you can get in town. Some really great examples of some of the crabs in the area- some I'd never...More

Thank 618annam2016
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We were looking for specific information and they did a great job helping us out. Got more information than we thought we could. Very helpful

Thank fivek4him2016
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Open 7 days a week. Make this your first stop. Don't miss the short videos put together by the forest service. Can be purchased for donation. Staff very helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank Seacliff23
Reviewed 28 August 2015

May 2003 Petersburg its off the beaten track, but its well worth the visit to go. I stayed here for a week off hiking and used a small bed & breakfast as a base the location is just well worth the stop, you don't have...More

Thank Lee D
Reviewed 25 August 2015

The volunteers and staff at the visitor's center always have great suggestions for things to do in Petersburg. There is a great collection of information that the Forest Service makes available -- from lichen identification brochures to trail guides.

Thank Ryan M
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