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Red Onion Saloon Brothel Museum

205 Broadway, Skagway, AK 99840
907-983-2414
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Ranked #8 of 17 Attractions in Skagway
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Well this was one of the fun places of Skagway. If you have kids - don't be afraid to take them in. There is nothing sleazy about the place. The staff are all dressed in character (but not bawdy) and they are all super friendly. The tour upstairs(while short) is well worth the look. The food is very good (probably... More 

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Berkshires, MA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A tour of the brothel was part of our "Best of Skagway" shore excursion from the Disney Wonder. This was a fun little tour with the madam, in character and costume, stepping on out tour bus and "sneaking" us up the back steps so as "not to ruin our reputations" should we be seen in such a place. It was... More 

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Silverdale, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The entire feel of this place takes you back to a time when this was the center of the town. Staff was great and really plays the part.

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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110 reviews 110 reviews
17 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Worth the stop for a drink or app ~ we enjoyed both after a shore excursion & shopping at the Alaskan shirt company. VERY friendly waitresses and fun atmosphere. Never did the $10 tour to see the brothel but if that's your thing, then enjoy!

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Miami, Florida
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180 reviews 180 reviews
85 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The Red Onion Saloon in downtown Skagway is also home to the Gold Rush Brothel Museum upstairs. For a fee of $10/ you can take a guided tour of Skagway's old comfort ladies house which was the only place of debauchery during the Gold Rush days. The place is preserved well and the guide is very informative. I found it... More 

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New Brunswick, Canada
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183 reviews 183 reviews
39 attraction reviews
275 helpful votes 275 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This place is infamous! We stopped in for a couple of beers before our cruise ship departed and after a great train ride and shopping. It's a fun place to see and visit. Great service, happy people, great appy's and drinks. Go and have fun!

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Naples, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We didn't do the tour, but sure looked liked a lot of fun. A great people watching place....goods drinks and food!

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Burton on Trent, England, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

An interesting combination - good beer and a brothel museum. The beer was good fare with a reasonable choice. We didn't eat at the Red Onion but the food did look reasonably good. The serving staff were dressed in costumes befitting the museum, some of which were very revealing. It is a busy venue, especially when the cruise ships are... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Had a wonderful walking tour with our guide, Lacy Knickers. The walking tour through town was at a pleasant pace with lots of fun and interesting history thrown in. The brothel museum is certainly eye opening. Great way to spend some time in historical Skagway.

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Kelowna, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
9 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stopped by to check this out and had a great time. take the tours is very interesting to see how the working women of the time made their money. The food is great and the staff are very friendly.

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