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Local Crafts - Not Just “Made in China” Stuff!

I love traveling and finding places that sell more than just “Made in China” stuff. This shop... read more

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A great shopping experience and trip enhancer!!

A first class locally family owned store. Highly knowledgeable staff and a great selection of... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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400 Spruce Mill Way, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6572
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love traveling and finding places that sell more than just “Made in China” stuff. This shop featured a lot of wonderful items including those made by local artists. Busy little place with great service. Also, you can rent a little car from here, electric...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 577SusanH
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Some of the most beautiful carvings are found here. All local native artists. Plus tons of great gifts for everyone on your list. It's right down near the lumberjack exhibition.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Look for a large tan building with totem poles out front. This gallery has a great selection of one of a kind items. We were looking for carvings and The Rain Barrel had a great assortment. They also have Native art, knives, totems, jewelry, clothing,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jer b
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A first class locally family owned store. Highly knowledgeable staff and a great selection of local arts and crafts. Best souvenirs around. Additionally, you can rent electric cars that will let you get to places that you couldn't get on foot very easily along with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank twicks240
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Rain Barrel is the place to go if you want a wide variety of wood carvings, totem poles, jewelry, knives, ivory and decoration. When you walk into the conveniently located store you feel like a "local" which for made me feel happy.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Austin R
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The staff was amazing! Very helpful. They carry a very nice selection of unique pieces from local Alaskan artists! Worth a visit!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank janeC3772GJ
Reviewed 7 September 2018

I want to thank the owner of The Rain Barrel, Jesus, for believing me when I said I forgot my wallet on the Isand Princess cruise ship on 9-3-18 before leaving for the day for an excursion. I was obsessed with purchasing a totem pole...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carol B
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We were so pleased to find this shop while stopping in Ketchikan, full of beautiful, local Alaskan artwork, jewelry, and craft items. It is family-owned and they are so helpful and friendly. When I returned to my ship I realized the ring I purchased was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TotalMelody
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Really had a great time shopping at The Rain Barrel and bought some high-quality souvenirs. These are Alaskan artists and the staff was extremely knowledgeable. Special shout out to Crystal for her extensive help! Really recommend this place!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dianeh369
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Crystal was very helpful and the local selections were great. Stop by and see them while you are in town.

Date of experience: August 2018
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30 June 2018|
Response from Ginger200888 | Reviewed this property |
The shop is located near the lumber jack show. We came in on the Emerald Princess which docked at the fourth berth. The shop was located near the first berth. The distance is walkable, but we took a taxi for $3. At that time... More