Street Address
395 Whittier Street
Juneau, AK 99801
Mailing Address
395 Whittier Street
Juneau, AK 99801
phone: 907-465-2901
fax: 907-465-2976
e-mail: bob.banghart@alaska.gov
web: www.museums.state.ak.us
Hours
Summer (mid-May to mid-Sept.): Mon.- Fri. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sat. - Sun, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Winter: Tues. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admissions
Adults, $5; Winter rate, $3; 18 and under and Friends members, Free; Annual Museum Pass, $15.
Staff
Steve Henrikson
Lisa Golisek
Robert Banghart, Chief Curator
Scott Carrlee, Curator of Museum Services
phone: 907-465-2901

Description

Museum Store Established in 1900, the Museum collects, exhibits, and interprets the human and natural history of Alaska. The Museum features a full-size bald eagle nesting tree and extensive ethnographic exhibits on the cultures of Alaska's Native people. Two galleries offer changing exhibits. Docent tours scheduled throughout the summer. Arboretum on grounds features Alaska plants. The Museum provides statewide museum services and assists in the development of the state's cultural and historic resources. The Museum Store, operated by the Friends of the Alaska State Museum, offers a wide array of Native arts, publications, and educational materials. Accredited by the American Association of Museums.