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Address: 24 Creek Street, Ketchikan, AK
Phone Number: (907) 225-6329
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Maybe not for the whole family!

But what a great little history capsule. Definitely worth a tour if you like to see how things were back in the day. Dolly was a pretty interesting character and her life is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

But what a great little history capsule. Definitely worth a tour if you like to see how things were back in the day. Dolly was a pretty interesting character and her life is well documented. Best part is that the house is presented just as it was in its time.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Dolly's House Museum is located on the Creek Street boardwalk which is close to downtown and the cruise ships. It gives you a glimpse of a house that was used by Dolly Arthur, a lady of the night in the first half of last century. Creek Street was a red light district and Dolly's House was one of the places... More 

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Van Anda
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We expected more for the money paid. The house tour is small, and the commentary spoken with little feelings. Our guide did apologize for being "tired" (bored?) A walk by is the best option.

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Palatine, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

We went to see the house hoping to learn a bit about the red light district in Ketchikan. What we got for our $10 was five minute speech by the lady at the door and a ten minute walk through a kitchy 50's style home. Yes it had some interesting highlight like the condoms one the shower curtain. Unless this... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We received our tickets as part of a bus tour we went on. Never even heard of this place until we walked into it. The staff gave us a good and brief lesson on who Dolly was and how she came to be known. Even if you don't care for the story to house is worth visiting, it is all... More 

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Lewisville, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The walk is nice. Married mans trail is very nice. The museum was an interesting piece of history. The silk condoms on the shower curtains were interesting. Fun, quick, stop.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Yes it was interesting but it is not a place that is a must see but if you have some time to spare and want to learn how a bordello operated pop in and see for yourself.

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Scott Township, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Totally surprised when invited for a tour of Dolly's home. I didn't know what to expect. I walked through the tour like a " Kid in a Candy Shop". That was the the greatest experience and history lesson I've ever had.

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Hastings Point, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Interesting to see how a bordhello operated in the 1800s. Incredible to see the types of furniture, materials and different textures were available during that time period as well as how they cooked.

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Perth, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Well restored building with an interesting history on outdoor plaque. The ladies at the front door would give you a tour for 1/2 price if you are there before 10am. My mother-in-laws name was Dolly which added to the title.

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

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