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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 3 days ago

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 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank PSD66
Reviewed 14 August 2017

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 10 August 2017 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 6 August 2017 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 28 July 2017

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
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