Street Address
Eagle's Historic District
Eagle City, AK 99738
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 23
Eagle City, AK 99738
phone: 907-547-2325
fax: 907-547-2232
e-mail: ehsmuseums@aol.com
web: www.eagleak.org
Hours
Daily tours, Memorial Day through Labor Day. Special tours upon request.
Admissions
$5. Memberships are available.
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Pat Sanders, President
phone: 907-547-2325
Jean Turner
Theresa Dean
phone: 907-547-2325
Wade Kaiser, Registrar
phone: 907-547-2325

Description

Exhibits in six restored historic buildings dating from the end of the 19th century: James Wickersham's first Courthouse, U.S. Custom House, the Improved Order of Redmen Lodge and three Fort Egbert buildings, all with period furnishings. Displays with photographs on the Gold Rush town, military fort and commercial center with judicial, communication, transportation, construction, agriculture, mining, pioneer activities and social organizations, schools, military, customs and Han Indian exhibits. All are located in the Eagle Historic District which is a National Historic Landmark. Museum gift shop offers books, items and crafts of the local area. Historic and current videos are shown weekly. Large archives and photograph collection available to the public. Videos and lectures are scheduled weekly, June through August.