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Address: 24 Creek St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6508
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On the day that our ship cruised into the Ketchikan port, it was raining sooo hard but I got off because I did not know when I would return. When you visit Alaska, take your... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
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Toledo
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was included in our package tour. Otherwise the $10 admission was steep for a brief trip through a former brothel. While the garb of the hostess was appropriate, it seemed to over exaggerate the brothel purpose --dollars in the garter-- really? The request for tips before seeing the house also seemed excessive. Most of the information was historically accurate... More 

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Levin, New Zealand
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65 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this hole town had a lot going for it so much history and well presented it was amazing the way the town was built over the water

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

An actual house eat when prostitution was common here. Dolly was a real madam, she was not much to look at, but the locals liked her. Check out her sewing throughout the house.

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Toledo
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55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

On the day that our ship cruised into the Ketchikan port, it was raining sooo hard but I got off because I did not know when I would return. When you visit Alaska, take your hooded poncho or raincoat. I had heard of Madam Dolly Arthur and was curious. I walked over to Creek Street which is a part of... More 

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Maryland
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121 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

You'll be met by a docent who provides a good overview of Dolly Arthur's life and career as one of the region's most successful prostitutes. After this, the tour is self-guiding. Short video clips in each room provide more information about the objects in the room. Items in the house were owned by Dolly. Given the age of the items,... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had heard about 'Dolly and her House earlier on in in our tour, we were so delighted to see it first hand, in the time we were there, the outside of the house was being photographed non-stop. Great history of Ketchikan way back

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West Vancouver, Canada
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152 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Interesting and quick little visit, a quick in and out really, much like former times... And at $10 bucks a head, more expensive than the old days.... no tour here just things to read and tv's to watch as you walk around.

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Wenatchee, Washington
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76 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is a fun place to visit. It is the shady history of Ketchikan and topic is handled tastefully. It is a must visit.

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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277 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We loved this one, the story was a good one and it was interesting to hear it from a volunteer guide.

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starshine99
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Heaven knows what might have been happening on the inside, in those past years! But it is part of the real life when this house offered such a service to the local community. Excellent preservation of a historic icon.

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