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Dolly's House Museum

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Address: 24 Creek St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6508
Phone Number: (907) 225-6329
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Visit to Creek Street

We just walking pass Dolly's House as part of our walk to see the rest of the Creek Street stores and the water front.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
600larryb55
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Summerland, Canada
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Pembroke, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A bit over priced for what it is. Interesting history but run down. $10 per adult should truly be a couple. The woman speaks to you when you walk in the door, then you are on your own to watch tv screens that give you "info" Lady asked for a tip before the tour began, then never gave an actual... More 

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Summerland, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just walking pass Dolly's House as part of our walk to see the rest of the Creek Street stores and the water front.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first town set up in Alaska so as it was this is the first House for men set up in Alaska .(Lady's of the night ) Dolly's House is a piece of history and is a fun bit of this town. And you need to check out the flowers on the bathroom Curtin you won't believe what... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dolly's House Museum tells the story and history of the mining days and working girls at the time. Educational and fun! Don't miss out on this view of what is was like back then..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dolly's house and tour was very interesting and tour guide lady was both funny and informative. That was one hard working lady!

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Lakewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were to late to get in the museum but did some reading about the area. Lots of history in this small area. Famous house back in the day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Though Dolly's was closed for tours during the 4th of July Parade, and we were unable to take the tour, we were able to peek inside the main door. I'll just bet this is a fun little tour to take. The cost was about $10. The ladies were in 'costume' as well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An entry fee (think it was $10 or $20) made us feel that Dolly's House Museum was a little bit of a tourist trap. On the other hand Dolly's 'history' is interesting and walking Creek Street is somewhat entertaining as one gets to walk along the meandering creek and stores for tourists.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent time in Dolly's House after being welcomed by a volunteer who made us laugh and that encouraged us to go in. It only cost $7.50 for seniors! It was very interesting to see how the women survived on Creek Street - you have to admire them for the choices they were forced to make. Worth a visit.

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Palm Desert, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Greeted by a lady at front desk who gave a brief history of Dolly and the house and concluded by asking for a tip. The house itself is an interesting part of history but probably needs some repairs (water damaged walls). The original furniture is still in the house. Museum is a stretch to call this place. Not sure if... More 

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