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Skagway Museum and Archives

Seventh Ave. and Spring Street, Skagway, AK 99840
+1 907-983-2420
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Check out the history

It is always worthwhile visiting the museum first to get an idea of how,why and where they lived... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nick e
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Willingdon, United Kingdom
Very nice small museum

It is a small museum with very interesting artifacts, in the downtown area. Not only a local... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dominique L
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Quebec City, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seventh Ave. and Spring Street, Skagway, AK 99840
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Reviewed 2 days 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 days 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

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
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This was an hour well spent! The people working there were very willing to answer any questions we had. The best part was a film explaining all about the Klondike Gold Rush. To think how severe the conditions were for those desperate people.looking for their...More

1  Thank Bnbiloxi
Reviewed 18 September 2016

A nice little historical museum with basic explanations of most of the artifacts. There should have been more on the First Nations and deeper explanations for many of the artifacts and pictures.

Thank LarryRosenfeld
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Wonderful museum with many aboriginal artefacts as well as mining items, and a giant stuffed bear! Just two dollars and shuttle from docks will drop you off, then walk a block to Broadway and enjoy the shops.

1  Thank eloisegirl
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Lots of antiques and artifacts. Many plaques with historic information. Some items to buy. The museum is free. Many pieces of art that were amazingly beautiful.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We found the Skagway Museum and Archives to be very interesting. It provided a great insight into the town and its history. It was well worth visiting.

Thank bfg1943
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