Street Address
629 Dock Street
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Mailing Address
629 Dock Street
Ketchikan, AK 99901
May 15-Sept. 30: Daily 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Oct. 1-May 14: Wed.- Fri. 1 - 5 p.m.; Sat. & Sun. 1 - 4 p.m. Closed municipal holidays during winter.
Adults: $3, 12 and under: free.
Museum Type(s)
Michael Naab, Director
Victoria Lord
Brenda Abney
Richard Van Cleave


The varied and colorful history of Alaska's feisty "First City" unfolds at the Tongass Historical Museum. Discover Ketchikan as Native fish camp, gold and copper mining center, fishing port, timber town, salmon capital, transportation hub, and lively community. Changing exhibits. Located downtown at the North end of historic Creek Street.