Juneau, the Inside Passage, and Southeast Alaska Travel Guide

Juneau, the Inside Passage, and Southeast Alaska Sights

Juneau-Douglas City Museum

  • 114 4th St. Map It
  • Juneau

Published 10/26/2015

Fodor's Review

Exhibits at this city-run museum interpret pioneer, mining, and Tlingit history. A diorama of a fire assay lab shows how the Bureau of Mines measured the gold content of rock samples, and there's a reconstructed Tlingit fish trap. Pioneer artifacts include a century-old store and kitchen. Digital story kiosks shed light on Alaska's quest for statehood, how government works here, civil rights in Alaska, and the cultures of Juneau. In the hands-on room, youngsters can try on clothes similar to ones worn by the miners and look at gold-rush stereoscopes. Engaging historic walking tours of downtown ($25) take place from May through September.

Sight Information

Address:

114 4th St., Juneau, Alaska, 99801, USA

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Phone:

907-586–3572

Sight Details:

  • $6 May–Sept., free Oct.–Apr.; $25 walking tour (includes museum admission)
  • Museum: May–Sept., weekdays 9–6, Sat. 10–4:30; Oct.–Apr., Tues.–Sat. 10–4. Walking tour: May–Sept., Tues.–Thurs. 1:30

Published 10/26/2015

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