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“So much in such a small space”

Sheldon Jackson Museum
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Ranked #4 of 54 things to do in Sitka
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Reviewed August 12, 2012

Well worth the $5 admission. So much packed into such a small space. Amazing collection. Fun to open the drawers and see the artifacts/collections arranged inside.

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Reviewed August 7, 2012

It was pretty amazing to see all these artifacts, which are only a small portion of the total collection, which were mostly collected by just one man. It's weird to think that the natives here were making their first contact with Western society just over 100 years ago. Sometimes history isn't quite as long ago as you imagine.

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Reviewed July 31, 2012

Wow, relatively small museum is jam-packed with 100 yr old native Alaskan artifacts and stuff. So much to see. I found it very interesting to see pics of all the artifacts when Sheldon Jackson started the museum, its pretty much what you see now. Anyway, if you want to get a (long) look at native Alaskan artifacts this is one of the best museums to do that. Recommended for 1-3 hrs.

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Reviewed July 19, 2012

An incredible collection of native art and wares. You. Oils spend days in this "little" museum.

Thank Ottoboy
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

Not a big museum person but the artifacts are worth seeing. The displays are organized well and easy to follow. I was pleasantly surprised that I had an enjoyable time. Small admission, by Alaska standards, was worth it.

Thank Jan G
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