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Pratt Museum

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Address: 3779 Bartlett St, Homer, AK
Phone Number: 907-235-8635
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, City walk sightseeing
Description: Learn about the area's wildlife and marine life at this art, cultural and...
Learn about the area's wildlife and marine life at this art, cultural and natural history museum, where an added touch is the special camera setup allowing you to zoom in to view wildlife in the distance. Get an ecology lesson on a forest trail and identify wildflowers in the outdoor garden.
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Real gem of a local museum

We had a free day on our vacation and went to check out the area around Homer. We went to spend an hour or two at the Pratt Museum to get a sense of the history of Homer and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We had a free day on our vacation and went to check out the area around Homer. We went to spend an hour or two at the Pratt Museum to get a sense of the history of Homer and Kachemak Bay. It was well worth the visit. We could have spent most of the day. It was fascinating. We especially... More 

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Stanley
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A lot of very interesting items to cover. It told a story of the history in that area. And a lot of very nice art. And a real nice nature trail.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

On a weekly basis, a Docent from the Museum leads a 90 minute walking tour of the Homer Spit harbor (in the summer, Thursdays and Fridays at 3:00 pm. $10. Departs from a kiosk in front of the Salty Dawg). Our guide was Ryjil and she provided us with an interesting and informative insider's view of commercial fishing and the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We stopped here during a port stop on our cruise and had been told by a good friend to be sure to stop. We were not disappointed! Lots of interesting facts, photos, plaques, exhibits on two floors. Everything was well done and interesting. Many exhibits on animals, fish, flowers and fauna as well. The gift shop was a nice place... More 

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Takoma Park, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

There was a good mix of plaques, videos and artifacts which in combination teach a lot about the history of theKachemak Bay area.

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Santa Clarita, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great museum to visit while in Homer. Learned a lot about the local flora and fauna along with a great exhibit about the women who homesteaded in Alaska. Two floors to see all kinds of interesting things along with a nice little gift shop.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Lovely museum of local history, geography and culture. Also has nice, if small, natives garden, homestead cabin and hiking path ( where we saw a mama moose and baby). Displays are well done, all in all very interesting.

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Stevensville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Our friends highly recommended the Pratt Museum. It contained exhibits of the natural environment around Kachemak Bay and Alaska in general. There wereover 30,000 objects dealing with arts, science and the human environment. Many of these exhibits also were interactive. It looked like a small building, but there were three stories filled with things to see and "do" - cultural,... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This was a fantastic little museum with wonderful displays. We stopped by for an hour or two and stayed busy the whole time. We had to leave because the museum was closing and once again I had barely seen 1/2 of the displays. Downstairs has a camera that shows the birds at Gull Island. There is also a small fish... More 

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Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The museum is small but very interesting. Really give a feel of the area's history. The stories of residents are excellent, especially those who told of their ordeals on sinking ships.

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Additional Information about Pratt Museum

Address: 3779 Bartlett St, Homer, AK
Phone Number: 907-235-8635
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Homer
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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