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Observatory Books

299 N. Franklin St., Juneau, AK 99801
907 586 9676
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Ranked #22 of 26 Attractions in Juneau
Type: Specialty Shops
Activities: Antiquing, Shopping
Most recent review
- Jul 12, 2014
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English first
South Florida
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Dee has forgotten more than most of us will never know. If you are a history buff, DO NOT miss the opportunity to rummage through old books and maps while listening to musings of Dee Logenbaugh. I don't know which I enjoyed more, the bookstore or its owner.

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Jasper, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Overstuffed but charming bookstore. Owner is incredibly well informed on all things Alaska, is excited to share her knowledge and is a pleasure to talk to.

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Toledo, Washington
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62 reviews 62 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

It does have a few books but be well prepared to spend lot$ on anything worth owning. A couple books I was interested in weren't for sale, apparently reference material. It would be way down "my must visit while in Juneau" list.

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Juneau, Alaska
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This is a wonderful store to find Older books about Alaska, and the owner is very well informed on all things Alaska, including politics, and local character.

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Juneau, Alaska
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Your standard overstuffed, funky book store with a good section of Alaska specific books. A place to spend a while and search for that special find. Lots of little cubbies and rooms to explore on a rainy day.

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