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Pratt Museum

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Address: 3779 Bartlett St, Homer, AK 99603-7579
Phone Number: 907-235-8635
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Learn about the area's wildlife and marine life at this art, cultural and...

Learn about the area's wildlife and marine life at this art, cultural and natural history museum, where an added touch is the special camera setup allowing you to zoom in to view wildlife in the distance. Get an ecology lesson on a forest trail and identify wildflowers in the outdoor garden.

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Above average museum in a small town

Don't miss this if you go to Homer, Alaska. You will learn a lot about the pioneers to this area, native culture, and the environment. I have been to much larger museums offering... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Marietta, Georgia
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Marietta, Georgia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don't miss this if you go to Homer, Alaska. You will learn a lot about the pioneers to this area, native culture, and the environment. I have been to much larger museums offering much less.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a GREAT museum for all ages. Skeletons of mammals of Kachemak Bay, incredible hollowed Apple Tree doll house. Spent several wonderful hours enjoying - even visited the original homestead on the property.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did not know what to expect and came away very impressed. Their displays and the accompanying information were outstanding! This place is a real gem and not to be missed while in Homer. They even have a cabin as an exhibit on the property and we greatly enjoyed visiting with the volunteer there.

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Rehovot, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought (mistakenly) that 2 hours would be enough - and felt sorrow that didn't have at least one hour more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great museum. Three levels, easy ramps. Trolley pickup and drop-off makes it easy. Variety of Alaskan items and native history.

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Homer, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pratt is an excellent museum. It is surprising to find such an outstanding museum in a small town. Great place to learn about the history, people and culture of the area.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but good exhibits on Homer and surrounding areas. Information on wildlife, history, 1964 earthquake. Educational.

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Guelph, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a museum fan but this museum in Homer Alaska is very special. I liked the fact that it owned up to the depredations of humans in the pristine environment of the Kenai Peninsula. I enjoyed learning about the species of birds and marine mammals that live nearby. I mourned and was ashamed for the human species that... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a rainy afternoon here exploring the exhibits. What a gem! Beyond providing information about the local culture, there were interesting films and exhibits.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

History, geology, animals of the coast, a bit on the Valdez oil spill, art...this little museum has a little bit of everything! Definitely worth some time. We especially enjoyed the docent who was actually a homesteader in the mid 1900s. She was out in the historic cabin on the property.

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