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“Imaginative and comprehensive view of tribal life” 5 of 5 stars
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Sheldon Jackson Museum
Sitka, AK
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Sitka Sightseeing Tour including Fortress of the...
Ranked #5 of 27 things to do in Sitka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Alexandria VA
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227 reviews 227 reviews
62 attraction reviews
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
“Imaginative and comprehensive view of tribal life”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

A great little museum displayed in very effective ways to show items and apparel of a largely by-gone time. Must see before you go out to see the area.

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Elk, Washington
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Plan to spend hours!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

This is such a good stop in Sitka regarding the history and collected artifacts of Alaska, that you will need several hours to grasp the content of the facility.

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Glenview, Illinois
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“Within short range between Bishops' House and NPS totem museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Excellent display of quality native artifacts, some in pull out drawers. Use what you see to measure up against what you find in all the stores. Looking at quality is a good way to be more discerning.

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Flossmoor, Illinois
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“Foresight of Several...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

enriches our knowledge of a rich culture, history and tradition. The artifacts touch upon art, hunting, beauty, survival, play.

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Palmer, Alaska
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“Excellent Facility”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The Alaska native art collection housed in this museum is beautifully displayed and I would recommend it to any student or fan of anthropology or archeology, or to any professional or armchair historian. Items are thoughtfully and respectfully displayed and close-up access in glass drawer units is provided to many small artifacts that might otherwise be overlooked in large display cases. Definitely two thumbs up.

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