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Sheldon Jackson Museum

Sitka, AK
+1 907-747-8981
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Interesting history lesson including some help comprehending both the scale of Alaska and the subtle but important differences between the various indigenous groups.

Thank PSD66
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here for over month -and this is one of the great highlights. Superb in very respect. The documentation is astounding.

Thank koolbill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum has an extraordinary amount of native artifacts. Be sure to open the drawers to see even more items. Even the building is an artifact. We were both impressed with the displays. Plan on spending a minimum of two hours, there is so much...More

Thank Jan N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very easy and comprehensive museum to learn about the Native Alaskan culture and people. Worth a visit and convenient location to downtown and other historic sites in Sitka.

Thank Walt K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many artifacts from all aspects of life for the native people. We were there when there was an artist in residence speaking, which added an extra layer to our visit.

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My husband loves to visit museums with Indian artifacts. So when he found out that there was an exhibit in Sitka, we made a point to visit here during our cruise. It is a very nice museum, and we are glad we stopped by. He...More

Thank ton_amie
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I know a lot about, and used to collect, artifacts from the northwest coast of North America, so I was delighted to have a chance to visit this small but fascinating museum. There are many attractive and interesting objects on display in exhibits, with a...More

Thank Globetrotter10K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The museum houses a large collection of Native items. The items were collected at a time when the natives were being "Americanized" and the items taken away. This was a good effort by Jackson to accumulate the items for the sake of recalling history. Many...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This small museum, with artifacts collected over only 10 years (1888-1898) by Sheldon Jackson, is a treasure-trove of native Alaskan crafts. The current entrance fee (July, 2017) is $7.00, and is well worth it. We missed this on our first visit to Sitka a few...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Educational, inspirational, historical. Well done and well worth the visit. We'd recommend it to anyone

Thank williamhS4270EY
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