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Red Onion Saloon Brothel Museum

Address: 205 Broadway, Skagway, AK 99840
Phone Number: 907-983-2414
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Ranked #7 of 18 Attractions in Skagway
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums

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Adelaide, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Definielt worth the entrance fee. The gals have a wink in their eye and some good stories to tell. I learned a great deal about gold rush life from this short visit. Mind you i will never see Lysol or Coca cola in the same light again. Had a ball thanks for memories.

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Centennial, Colorado
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329 reviews 329 reviews
232 attraction reviews
215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The saloon is pretty nice and they have pretty stong drinks for a reasonable price. I ordered a seafood appetizer but it was soo salty I could not eat it. I sat at the bar and had a drink before I took the tour and the ladies behind the bar were very nice but after the tour I sat at... More 

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
51 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
26 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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112 reviews 112 reviews
17 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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188 reviews 188 reviews
89 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 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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193 reviews 193 reviews
40 attraction reviews
277 helpful votes 277 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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