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They did an excellent job of sharing their culture with us. I really liked the headphones they had... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Wolcott, Colorado
Klukwan village and people

Tour of area, canoe carved from a single log, cultural center and long house dance. This place is... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
San Jose, California
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37 Chilkat Ave. Klukwan Alaska HC 60 2204, Haines, AK 99827
+1 907-767-5485
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

They did an excellent job of sharing their culture with us. I really liked the headphones they had that allowed everyone to hear the presentations as we were walking.

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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Tour of area, canoe carved from a single log, cultural center and long house dance. This place is beautiful - alongside a river and replete with forests and native Alaskan culture.

Thank EricPhotos
Reviewed July 12, 2018

My experience during this optional tour off of Holland America made the trip for me. I really don't want the hit and glance trip, wanted to see the depth of culture in this area. The dancing, the incredible artifacts in the museum, the lovely setting?...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

We booked this through our cruise line, which was probably a mistake. It cost $100 per person and included a bus ride to and from the village and a tour of the heritage center. They also gave us an awful snack at the end. The...More

Thank IrishLass286
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

This center is a must see. We took the self guided tour and the gentleman inside took us through the whole center explaining everything. Not only were the exhibits great but his narration taught us so much about his culture. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

Thank mdmmc
Reviewed April 27, 2018

The whale house carvings and totems were beautiful but it is a very small gallery without much else. Nice building. I would recommend the self-guided tour ($22 I think). The guided tour was $35 and about 1-1.5 hours with much more detail than what I...More

Thank emjunck
Reviewed March 3, 2018

You have to look to find the Heritage Center, but it's well worth the visit if you're into local indigenous peoples' history. Well-preserved artifacts as well as a hundreds-year-old Tribal House, oral and written history are part of this beautiful facility. Beautiful Tlingit art and...More

Thank MsNelle
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Caught this gem just one day before it closed for the season. At the time, we were the only two visitors, so Jack Strong gave us a personal tour, highlighting his family history. The Heritage Center exists mostly to provide a sanctuary for local native...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed September 7, 2017

I cannot say how powerful this place is, we were very happy to have as our tour guide, Lani, an elder who has been instrumental in this place coming into being. It is a powerful testimony to the culture and First Nation people of the...More

Thank Barbara d
Reviewed August 7, 2017

If you visit Haines, you're doing yourself a disservice if you don't borrow or rent a car and drive out the Haines Highway a few miles to Klukwan, where you'll find this gorgeous museum comlex devoted to the Jilkaat (Chilkat) Native People and their culture....More

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