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Reviewed 5 days ago

So many interesting artifacts packed into such a small, but well organized space. We spent and enjoyable morning learning more about the ways of the tribes that made up Alaska.

Thank maui4ever
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very information about the Alaskans/Indians who lived there and how they lived with lots of exhibits and explanations. Totally recommend this museum. Well organized and lots of pictures as well as real items to explain everything

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was spectacular! So much history and information! It was great walking through and seeing all the history and there was even the ability to open drawers and see more! This is truly amazing as history taught in school does not do Alaska justice.

Thank Kaitlyn J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting, informative, especially for people interested in the History of the area and it's indigenous people

Thank maineresearching
Reviewed 1 week ago

Alaska was and remains a harsh environment but the artifacts of everyday life of the native American tribes provide a compelling testament of human endurance and adaptability. From simple tools to ornate garments worn in religious ceremonies, all are displayed in a building well suited...More

Thank sanpedroprofessor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a walking tour of Sitka before we ventured out on our small ship cruise of Southeast Alaska. We visited the Sheldon Jackson Museum. Great museum of artifacts that Sheldon Jackson acquired. We met a silver smith (name escapes me) and enjoyed the time...More

Thank Sheila C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is dedicated to the history and early lives of the Indians and Eskimo’s of Alaska. Sheldon Jackson has collect so many interesting items to explain their history and dedicated much of his life to share these many things with the world. Enjoyed seeing...More

Thank kingj24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was too much to see for me to take in on a single, multi-hour visit. Staff (including at least 1 native American) were extremely helpful and thoughtful. I appreciated being able to take pictures.

Thank markv966
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have a day to learn about all things Alaska this is the place as there are multiple exhibits dressing all topics, Don't miss this jewel

Thank confre
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You could spend a long timer here - I spent only about an hour but just awesome the amount of history!

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