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Juneau, the Inside Passage, and Southeast Alaska Sights

Russian Bishop's House

  • 501 Lincoln St. Map It
  • Sitka
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 08/19/2014

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The Russian–American Company built this registered historic landmark for Bishop Innocent Veniaminov. Completed in 1843 and one of Alaska’s few remaining Russian-built log structures, the house, which faces the harbor, contains exhibits on the history of Russian America. In several places, portions of the structure are peeled away to expose Russian building techniques. The ground level is a free museum. Park Service rangers lead guided tours of the second floor, which holds the residential quarters and a chapel.

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501 Lincoln St., Sitka, Alaska, 99835, United States

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907-747–0107-Sitka National Historical Park office

Sight Details:

  • Tours $4
  • Mid-May–Sept., daily 9–5; Oct.–Apr. by appointment

Updated 08/19/2014


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