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Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A very interesting place and especially if it's raining!!!

If you are here in Haines, I would plan a visit here. The exhibits are well put together and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mark B
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Anchorage, Alaska
This is the history buff place

This is the second museum the town offers and it is across the street from the Hammer Museum... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
706bonnier
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This educational institution of the Haines Borough collects, preserves and interprets the history, art and unique blending of diverse cultures within the Chilkat Valley.
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11 Main Street, Po B, Haines, AK 99827
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are here in Haines, I would plan a visit here. The exhibits are well put together and the verbiage is very explanatory. Definitely worthwhile.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed October 28, 2018

This is the second museum the town offers and it is across the street from the Hammer Museum. There is a small cost for both theses places but you can get a special that includes the Eagle Foundation for a cheaper price, which is what...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 706bonnier
Reviewed September 21, 2018

You can purchase tickets at three museums in town and at the Visitors Center on Second Avenue. They include the Hammer Museum, the Bald Eagle Foundation and the Sheldon Museum. Alas, we did two of the attractions but did not have the time to go...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jer b
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Interesting exhibits on Native Alaskans and the history of Haines. Very well laid out with exhibits on second floor. Highly recommended for anyone interested in the local history or the history of Southeast Alaska.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

Buy the 3 Pass (Eagle Foundation Hammer and Sheldon Museum. Will save you some money and We enjoyed all 3. Haines is small. You can check out the town and do an excursion easily.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dee Z
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

From the size of the museum from the outside I thought it would be larger. You enter on the main floor where the gift shop is but all exhibits are on the second floor. It was interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is well done for a small museum. Information on Native Alaskans and the settlement in Haines. It is one of the three museums that you can be a discounted ticket for. Man in charge was able to give us all kinds of information about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fiddlestogo
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Second stop on the free shuttle for cruise ship folks. A deal of $20 can be purchased to see all 3 museums. Lots of history here. Everyone very friendly and also a gift shop. Quaint little town.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 579deborahc
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Small but very well done museum, self directed but staff can answer most questions. Be sure to buy the discount pass to visit all 3 museums in Haines

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jaynereiter
Reviewed July 28, 2018

This is a lovely museum. We were first time visits to SE Alaska and this museum exhibit was a wonderful introduction to the history of people and area of Haines. We would definitely visit the museum again!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank bobbieanddoug
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