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Address: 395 Whittier Street, Juneau, AK 99801
Phone Number: +1 907-465-2901
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The Alaska State Museum is closed but will re-open in a brand new building...
The Alaska State Museum is closed but will re-open in a brand new building on the same site in June of 2016. The new facility will double the exhibit space, triple the collections space, expand the Museum store, and add in a cafe, auditorium, classroom, reading room, as well as the State Library and Archives. Please come visit us then!
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A good introduction to the state and city

This is a good stop to familiarize yourself with Juneau and Alaska's culture and heritage. It is a very small, manageable museum that can be done in an hour. Be sure to ask... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It was ok, but nothing overly amazing. I would watch the video which was interesting. This is right downtown.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a good stop to familiarize yourself with Juneau and Alaska's culture and heritage. It is a very small, manageable museum that can be done in an hour. Be sure to ask questions of the docent who is a 3rd generation native and very knowledgeable.

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Tubac, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Lots of history and pictures from around the Juneau Area....nice small hike from downtown and the views from the hill are nice.

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Juneau, Alaska, United States
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Currently under construction, this will be awesome once completed. The old building was leaking and of poor design. The new, which is a combo of museum and state archives, is modern and excellent.

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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

so much great history here, great place to learn all about alaska and it old history from statehood to gold mining. great place to take the kids,and adult would love it too. great place to spend the day..

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

This is a nice little museum- takes maybe 2 hours tops. I enjoyed the natural history and Alaska native history sections. There very nice animal specimens and many native arts and artifacts. The museum's contemporary art section is definitely not a strong point.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The museum is being torn town and replaced with a bigger and better one but not until 2016. Construction zone all around the museum. Stay away.

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Chehalis, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We really wanted to go but drove by only to find out that it was closed for renovations until 2016. We had to go down to the Red Dog Saloon instead :-)

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Krakow, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Wanted to kill some time and check if it`s worth to go... and it`s definitely worth to spend 1-2 hours nature, history, geography and... very well designed Native section! 6 or 8 $. I `ll go next time.

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fresno
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

bummer this was on the top pf my to do list. We had sporadic internet action but I don;t think this was showing closed on the website. I asked the busdriver on the way to Mendenhall and she said it was closed.

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Address: 395 Whittier Street, Juneau, AK 99801
Phone Number: +1 907-465-2901
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Juneau

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