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“I love history!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Last Chance Mining Museum

Last Chance Mining Museum
1001 Basin Rd., From downtown, take Gold St. to the top, then turn left, continuing up the valley to the end of Basin Rd., Juneau, AK
907/586-5338
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Ranked #22 of 24 attractions in Juneau
Type: History Museums
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Owner description: A museum that explores the history of the region's mining industry.
Manistee, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“I love history!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

This was a very cool piece of history. The museum had a very nice man answering questions and taking the time to tell us stories and his experiences over the years. Amazing to think the people did all that so many decades ago!

Visited June 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“The best thing about this was the woman behind the counter!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We learned more from the woman who worked there than anything else! Not many people go here. My family was the only one there at the time and my husband and son got a one on one history lesson for about half an hour and loved it. The museum is one big room. Not everything is labeled.

Visited June 2013
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Carmel, Indiana
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“Needs a little work”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

The walk is to the mine was lovely. The people were very knowledgeable and gave us a nice talk. I felt the displays need to be better labeled. I had no idea what some of the things were. Would have like to have seen more displays of the mining industry in the 30's. Perhaps some displays that miners and conditions.

Visited May 2013
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Juneau AK
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“A piece of mining and Juneau history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

We always take or send visitors here. Last time I was up it was staffed by volunteers, so check hours. It's just around a corner from downtown Juneau but instntly puts you in another world. It offers many historical items and exhibits.

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Juneau, Alaska, United States
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“mine views from Juneaus Past”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

This is an ok visit to self described , half underground, Juneau's past hard - rock mining scene. An old adit put with the past mining scenes with a live demonstration of drills and techniques

Visited July 2012
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