Large collection of Central Yup'ik objects; part of Sam Fox (Yup'ik carver) collection; Truman Emberg papers; original Constitution of State of Alaska (with Emberg's signature); large basket collection; skin sewing & fur exhibit. Dave and Mary Carlson collection.
Anthropology, Culture, History, Historic House, Library
Dr. Sheldon Jackson, museum founder, had the distinction of serving in three pioneer fields during the late 1800s, founding Protestant missions and schools, establishing the public school system, and introducing domestic reindeer. In his travels he reached many sections of Alaska, as well as the coast of Siberia, gathering the majority of the artifacts now seen in the museum.
Discover Haines! Experience the art and culture of Native Tlingit people. Re-live pioneer days. Explore the gold rush, Dalton Trail and Army days. Hear local stories and see video shows. The museum store has a large selection of local and Alaskan books. Accredited by the American Association of Museums.
Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History, Library
Museum building log cabin like is situated on a rise at the edge of, and overlooking, the village of Anaktuvuk Pass. From the front porch visitors can take in the magnificent panorama of the pass the headwaters of the major rivers.
Culture, History, Historical Society, Library, Military
The Sitka Historical Museum is a history museum in Sitka, Alaska with a focus on interpreting Sitka and Southeast Alaska’s history. Known as the only museum in Sitka that contains elements of all of Sitka’s history, the Sitka Historical Museum has exhibits, photographs, artifacts, and archives related to Sitka’s Tlingit, Russian, and American history, and particularly, the period surrounding and following Alaska’s 1867 transfer from Russia.
We provide a program of demonstrations and interpretation of Northwest Coast art in three studios- wood, metals and regalia- from May through September. During the winter we sponsor a series of classes in N.W. Coast art. We have displays of art for viewing year round. We also sponsor special projects, such as totem carving, canoe building and a protocol workshop.
Experience world-class exhibits and award-winning audiovisual programs. Discover Tsimshian, Haida and Tlingit totem poles, the rain forest room, a Native fish camp scene, and exhibits on Southeast Alaska's ecosystems, fishing, mining, timber and tourism. Located one block from the cruise ship dock in downtown Ketchikan.
Delta Junction, Alaska
The Sullivan Roadhouse Historical Museum is housed in the oldest roadhouse in the interior of Alaska and is located in the heart of Delta Junction at the End of the Alaska Highway. Built in 1905 by John and Florence Sullivan, the log lodge now houses a museum that focuses on the Valdez-Fairbanks Trail and the roadhouses that operated along its route. Beautifully recreated rooms, as well as interpretive exhibits give our visitors a real feel for life in turn of the century Alaska.