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Jewell Gardens

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Escape to the tranquility of beautiful Jewell Gardens & Garden City Glassworks. Stroll Alaska's most spectacular certified organic Show Garden and watch the action at SE Alaska's only public Glassblowing Hot Shop. Book a tour for a unique hands-on...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Mile 1.5 Klondike Hwy, Box 535, Skagway, AK 99840
+1 907-983-2111
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful flowers, educated staff. Lovely walk. Love seeing the variety of plants, and information about the garden.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank GranDODI
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had the best time stopping at Jewell gardens. We had originally booked our glass blowing lesson on the wrong day. The staff was on top of it and helped me fix that situation. We got there a little early and had lunch..... The food...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank vswiz
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I spent part of our Anniversary at Jewell Gardens this year. We loved it 6 years and time has only refined how well they do things. The gardens are beautiful and whimsical. You never know what you'll find around a corner. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank reney1219
Reviewed 4 days ago

On our trip to Skagway, my friend and I took the SMART Bus out to Jewell Gardens. We opted not to take the glass blowing class, but just to see the gardens themselves—although we did watch a couple of minutes of the class from outside....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 5 days ago

I toured the gardens and had lunch at Poppy’s - I didn’t take part in the glass blowing. The gardens were so pretty and interspersed were blown glass balls and sculptures. The little train running through a portion of the garden was fun.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Foraker
Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked this excursion while on a Princess Cruisetour - my husband was very skeptical but wound up having a blast!! There were only four in our little group and I can't say enough how enjoyable the entire experience was. Compared to an awful few...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank rabbit36
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed lunch twice this summer, enjoying an intimate beautiful setting while catching up with friends. Great spot for locals and visitors alike.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JT2Squared
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took this excursion from a cruise ship and had a great time. Spencer was so patient with all of us. I know he probably has many groups in a day but he did not just go through the motions, he taught us and helped...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Dacsmom
JewellGardens, Public Relations Manager at Jewell Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! We will let Spencer know that you enjoyed your time here. We too believe that a smaller group creates a much better experience for everyone and are glad to hear that you agree!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this place as a shore excursion. We had visited Skagway before and wanted something different to do. Very friendly staff - the glass blowing experience was exceptional. We were a small group and it felt very personal. The light lunch was excellent. A...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jackieswindon
JewellGardens, Public Relations Manager at Jewell Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us this review! Our goal is to provide exactly what you described, an organic, personal and unique experience. It is great to hear that we are accomplishing that goal. Thank you and we are wishing you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time learning about glass blowing. The instructor was great and it was fun designing and making our own piece.

Date of experience: July 2019
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February 21, 2019|
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Response from JewellGardens | Property representative |
Hi! Please visit our website for tour options. Feel free to call us at 907-983-2111 if you have any questions.
February 1, 2019|
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Response from SIMBA350 | Reviewed this property |
My mother and I paid an admission fee to walk around the gardens. There is also a small train display in one area. This was in August of 2018, a weekday. Perhaps it is free at other times. To be sure, based on when you... More
February 15, 2015|
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Response from Pam I | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus called the Smart bus. It is $5 for an all day pass. It will take you out to Jewell Gardens as well as a gold panning site and a brewery which are on the same road as the gardens. Bus stops are on the main... More