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Petersburg Visitor Information Center

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The visitor center was full of great info, maps, etc. We were interested in doing some short... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
fiddlestogo
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sparks nv
Lots of information and news

We had the best time chatting with the attendant who had a great deal of knowledge to share. She... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Bob753
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jAtlanta, GA
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Your first stop when you get to Petersburg should be the Visitor Center. Experienced local hosts will provide you with information about the town and the Tongass National Forest. We have brochures, maps and displays that will help make your stay...more
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19 Fram St, Petersburg, AK 99833
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

The visitor center was full of great info, maps, etc. We were interested in doing some short trails. We got a guide of trails and the young lade working there reccomended the city creek trail. I had read nothing about that trail. It was fantastic....More

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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

The staff wasn't too informative and only answered the exact questions I asked. No additional info. They could sell their town better. Luckily I already fell in love with Petersburg upon arrival.

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We had the best time chatting with the attendant who had a great deal of knowledge to share. She is a local and has been for many years. Thank you to her ant Petersburg for a great Information center.

Thank Bob753
Reviewed June 3, 2018

The photo accompanying this place is of the Sons of Norway Hall. The Visitor Center is about 5 blocks away. The folks there are very knowledgeable about their region. They are very helpful and pleasant.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

The person working at the information center was extremely helpful. They have information on everything from how to spend your time in town to wildlife identification. So glad we stopped here!

Thank esopus35
Mara L, Manager at Petersburg Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2017

Thank you - we agree! The gals at the Visitor Center are so friendly and helpful - they are a great source of information about what to do while in town. Thanks for your review.

Reviewed June 11, 2017

There is a lot of local history in this little information center. It was wonderful to look at all their local artifacts and see the short movie. Also, the gift shop has some of the best prices we found.

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Mara L, Manager at Petersburg Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2017

We think that you may mean the Clausen Museum, which is just up the road from us. It IS a great stop and wow those artifacts are so cool. Thanks for the review, I will pass it on to the museum.

Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

So ia greetedus andshared so much info on Petersburg it was amazing! Helpful and informative, she had maps, recipe cards and all kinds of information. Must stop here if you are visiting Petersburg. Hours are 9 to 5. Do it!

Thank Jane S
Mara L, Manager at Petersburg Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2017

Sonja IS so friendly and helpful - she has lived here a majority of her life, and so she knows what she is talking about! Thanks for the review, I will let her know how helpful she was.

Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

This museum has many old things used in the early fishing days in Petersburg. A must see if you are visiting Petersburg

Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed August 3, 2016

Stopped by the visitor center no they were very friendly and very helpful with things to see and do in Petersburg. Definitely recommend stopping there if you are visiting Petersburg.

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Reviewed June 25, 2016

A small center but a small town. A couple videos to watch, helpful staff, lots of information including lots of recipes for all the fish you can get in town. Some really great examples of some of the crabs in the area- some I'd never...More

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