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Address: 24 Creek Street, Ketchikan, AK
Phone Number: (907) 225-6329
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Dolly's House is still in Business!!

Dolly's House of Ill Repute is still earning its keep in Ketchikan.....but not in the same old way...Now ...it is a tourist attraction that harkens back to those thrilling days of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Hartford, Connecticut
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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Dolly's House of Ill Repute is still earning its keep in Ketchikan.....but not in the same old way...Now ...it is a tourist attraction that harkens back to those thrilling days of yesteryear when Men were Men and the Frontier was right outside the door!! This museum of Pacific Northwest Style Red Light Districts is a hilarious and tongue in cheek... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A visit to Dolly's house is still worth the money! Seeing how Dolly earned her living was extremely interesting. The rooms look as though she has just popped out to the shops and we were allowed to walk through her home by ourselves taking as much time as we liked which was much better than being herded around with a... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We stumbled upon this place and thought we would check it out. Very interesting to say the least. I would recommend it to anyone.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We were lucky enough to have learnt all about Miss Dolly and what a great character she was from a historian on board our boat so when we saw the house it was putting all we had learnt into perspective. What a 'lady' she must have been. Ketchikan is a cute and interesting place to visit

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Sandy, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Small old brothel with a lot of old kitsch. You get to see the rooms decorated much like they were in the day. You will hear some amusing tales and see so an "interesting" shower curtain. I spent maybe 15 minutes in here. Somewhat interesting if you like this sort of thing.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It was ok - a picture outside was good enough for us. An older woman stood outside and you got to walk around the brothel - nothing that great.

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Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It's not a cathedral or a great art museum. It's not on anyone's bucket list. But, admit it, it's a fun place and you wish you could take a peek into the past and, well, if not experience what it was like, at least be a fly on the wall. It was a different time and Ketchikan wasn't Beverly Hills... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Dolly's House Museum is worth a visit. My husband and I did like the fact that the place was left in original condition and not 'tarted up'. Although like some others, I came away feeling that $7.50 was quite expensive for a visit that lasted little more than 10 minutes. We were given a three minute introduction in the parlour... More 

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Machias, Washington, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We did go to this museum, but I was turned off by the whole subject matter of the museum, so I refused to actually go inside, though I did peer through the windows. I know that the subject of this museum is a part of Alaska history, as it is a part of the history of most communities, but I'm... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Fun place to pop in for 30 min or so to check out an old and well-kept brothel. Can't beat the price, and it's self-guided. Kind of a no-brainer when stopping here on a cruise otherwise you are in-and-out of gift shops all day. I would do it!

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Address: Address: 24 Creek Street, Ketchikan, AK
Phone Number: (907) 225-6329
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Ketchikan

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