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Address: 24 Creek St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6508
Phone Number: (907) 225-6329
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Small house with great history

We loved this one, the story was a good one and it was interesting to hear it from a volunteer guide.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Margaret G
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Interesting and quick little visit, a quick in and out really, much like former times... And at $10 bucks a head, more expensive than the old days.... no tour here just things to read and tv's to watch as you walk around.

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Wenatchee, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a fun place to visit. It is the shady history of Ketchikan and topic is handled tastefully. It is a must visit.

Thank Dave H
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved this one, the story was a good one and it was interesting to hear it from a volunteer guide.

Thank Margaret G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Heaven knows what might have been happening on the inside, in those past years! But it is part of the real life when this house offered such a service to the local community. Excellent preservation of a historic icon.

Thank starshine99
San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's an interesting look into the preserved home of one of the most famous "escorts" in town. Kind of cute, but kind of pricey at $10 a pop.

Thank JimTheSnarkHunter
Maple Ridge, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I believe that this is a must do attraction although a $10 admission fee is way too steep for what you see. First a volunteer (dressed in time period attire) tells you a little history about Dolly. You then proceed through the house with commentary provided on tvs. There were many antiques to see & the famous shower curtain. In... More 

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Greentown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was part of a tour we booked, so we walked thro it. Clearly it's emblazoned in city history and folklore, But not a well done exhibit ... Creek Street is a gem, this is (at best) cut glass.

Thank GJ H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were beckoned in by the lady in period costume, paid the high admission ($20 for both of us), got a short background speech and were turned loose for a self-guided tour. Interesting place and Dolly certainly was an interesting and enterprising lady. Her house still generates and pretty good income.

Thank DickandDolly
New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was near Ketchikan creek.Ketchikan was the first town set up in Alaska in the times of Gold rush,many came and settled here. Dolly' house was the first historical brothel set up for men in Alaska. It is a tiny house ,full of vintage adornments. Entry ticket is 10 USD per head, on entering , a woman speaks abut the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much history here. Dolly was one amazing woman. Don't miss her shower curtain. The house is tiny, but full of vintage furnishings

Thank Gail G

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