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Skagway Museum and Archives

Seventh Ave. and Spring Street, Skagway, AK 99840
+1 907-983-2420
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Visiting the Past

We happened on this place at the end of our shuttle ride. It was well worth the reasonable entry... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deborah Lucas A
Corinth, Kentucky, USA
Excellent Artifacts

Nice little gem on the North side of town. They ahve done a good job of describing how this town... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The history and rich culture of Skagway are featured in its most treasured artifacts, mementos, photographs and historical records dating from the early 1900s.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seventh Ave. and Spring Street, Skagway, AK 99840
+1 907-983-2420
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened on this place at the end of our shuttle ride. It was well worth the reasonable entry fee. You get to see real things from the early settlers as well as copies of newpapers and letters from people who were realy pioneers.

Thank Deborah Lucas A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little gem on the North side of town. They ahve done a good job of describing how this town was formed.

Thank Ancha71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

See items of local culture including canoes. Local Garb , baskets and beadwork. Only a two dollar entry fee. A great bang for your bucks. Easy to get to, walking distance or ride the on off bus.lots of local history.

1  Thank SVAGroup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In addition to Skagway and closely related Yukon gold rush history, you'll learn something about native Alaskans. It costs just a bit more than free, so you can drop in as a sidebar to other activities, but it's also an excellent choice to fill up...More

Thank Dennis G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were really only looking to use the restrooms here but wound up staying for almost an hour because as we walked through to look at them, we found a VERY interesting museum.

Thank DrKoob
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is always worthwhile visiting the museum first to get an idea of how,why and where they lived and died in the town and was informative on some the characters that shaped the town.

Thank nick e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a small museum with very interesting artifacts, in the downtown area. Not only a local museum, but a bit of natural history, mining, gold mining, human interest for Alaska in general. Whether it is a rainy day visit or not, it is worthwhile...More

1  Thank Dominique L
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We loved seeing the museum and wanted to visit a 2nd time, but never had time to go back. It was pretty crowded with visitors from the cruise ships, so don't take strollers or packages. Nice gift shop available.

2  Thank Mary_the_tourist
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Just off the main street, easy to find and worth the visit. Lots of good info, some spectacular northern lights photos, and a well informed staff. A good place to spend an hour, and if it's raining......longer!

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is another place you can use the local bus to get to. Local history and events helpful staff and not too big.

Thank Margaret G
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Pippa B
13 July 2017|
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Response from Dominique L | Reviewed this property |
The information about Emily Craig is actually at the Klondike Gold Rush National Park exhibit and not at the City Museum. Here is the info from that exhibit: Emily Craig reached Dawson City with her family on July 16, 1898... More