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Carrie M. McClain Memorial Museum

Carrie M. McClain Memorial Museum Review

Nome's Carrie M. McClain Memorial Museum showcases the history of the Nome gold rush, from the "Lucky Swedes'" discovery in 1898 to Wyatt Earp's arrival in 1899 and the stampede of thousands of people into Nome in 1900. The museum also has exhibits about the Bering Strait Inupiaq Eskimos, plus displays on the Nome Kennel Club and its All-Alaska Sweepstakes. However, the highlight of the museum is the historical photo collection: thousands of pictures from the early days make it a perfect place to lose yourself on a rainy day.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 223 Front St., Nome, AK 99762 | Map It
  • Phone: 907/443–6630
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: June–early Sept., daily 10–5:30; early Sept.–May, Tues.–Fri. 1–5.
  • Location: Nome
Updated: 06-12-2013

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