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Sheldon Jackson Museum

Sitka, AK
+1 907-747-8981
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Sitka, AK
+1 907-747-8981
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several locals raved about the museum, but to be honest, my expectations were moderate, based on the remoteness of the city. WOW, was I blown away! All of the artifacts were amazingly pristine and beautifully displayed. I have a fairly extensive education in Native American...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This a gem of Alaskan history. I even met a lovely elderly lady from Fort Yukon who knew my great aunt doctor who ministered to everyone! One never is too old to keep learning and this place will add to your knowledge of Alaska’s first...More

Thank cathycrymes1939
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Best way to see this is on your way to Nat'l Park with the Totems. You'll have a better experience if you rengage the friendly staff in conversation.

Thank hellindc
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is a pretty extensive collection of First Nations' art and artifacts in a small exhibition hall. We collect Native American art and were impressed by the collection. It is definitely worth a visit. The curated tour was very good and added to our understanding...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Great place to take your family and see the native art of SE Alaska. The totem poles are awesome along with all of the other native art that is displayed. A must see while in Sitka.

Thank Victor N M
Reviewed 21 September 2017

If you have any interest in the history of Alaska, don't miss this small museum. They have wonderful art and artifacts galore that tell the story of the original habitants of this area.

Thank casario
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is a great home, converted into a museum. The old history of Sitka is told through the story of the family that lived here. This is the best collection of antiques and items from the past. Well worth the visit, You don't need a...More

Thank John13Tacoma
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This is a don't miss collection. The most complete exhibit of Alaskan artifacts in the state. Small but beautifully displayed and maintained exhibit. A delightful way to spend an afternoon. The staff in both knowledgable and generous with their information. A wonderful little gift shop...More

Thank Phyllis H
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The best museum for native Alaskan art and artifacts that I have visited. In the original building from late 1800s. We spent several hours reading and looking. Friendly, informative staff. Highly recommended!

Thank mmcgilligan2017
Reviewed 19 August 2017 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.

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