Alaska Places to Visit

Alaska Indian Arts, Inc.
Historic Bldg. #13
Haines, AK 99827
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 271
Haines, AK 99827
tel (907) 766-2160
fax (907) 766-2160

Alaska Native Heritage Center
8800 Heritage Center Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99506
(907) 330-8000
Hours: summer: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; winter to be announced
Admission: Adults $19.95, Children (7-16) $14.95.
Staff: Margaret Nelson, CEO; Patricia Partnow, Vice Pres.of Ed.; Vernon Chimegalrea, Vice Pres.of Prog.
Description: An educational and cultural institution for all Alaskans, the Alaska Native Heritage Center will provide programs in both academic and informal settings, including workshops, demonstrations and guided tours of indoor exhibits and outdoor village sites. Local residents and visitors to Alaska are introduced to Native traditions and customs of both the past and present. The Welcome House is a celebration of contemporary Alaska Native cultures while the outdoor facilities and sites allow the exploration of ancient tradition and the presentation of stories from the past. Our Center provides a unique opportunity to experience Alaska's Native cultures in one location.

Alaska State Museum
395 Whittier
Juneau, AK 99801-1718
tel (907) 465-2901
fax (907) 465-2976

Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository
215 Mission Rd.
Suite 101 Kodiak, AK 99615
tel (907) 486-7004
fax (907) 486-7048

Anchorage Museum of History and Art, and Cook Inlet Historical Society
121 W. Seventh Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99501
tel (907) 343-4326
fax (907) 343-6149

Archives Alive, Valdez Historical Society, Inc.
705 N.Glacier Dr.
Valdez, AK 99686
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 6
Valdez, AK 99686
tel (907) 835-4367 & 4377

Baranov Museum
Erskine House
101 Marine Way
Kodiak, AK 99615
tel (907) 486-5920
fax (907) 486-3166

Clausen Memorial Museum
203 Fram St.
Petersburg, AK 99833
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 708
Petersburg, AK 99833
tel (907) 772-3598

Duncan Cottage Museum
Duncan St.
Metlakatla, AK 99926
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 8
Metlakatla, AK 99926
tel (907) 886-7363 & 4441, ext. 232
fax (907) 886-7997

Eklutna Historical Park
http://www.eklutna.com or http://www.alaskaone.com/eklutna/
16515 Centerfield Dr., Suite 201
Eagle River, AK 99577
(907) 688-6026
Email : ehp@alaska.net
Location: 3 blocks west of Glenn Highway at Eklutna exit, (about 30 minutes north of Anchorage).
907-696-2828 or 907-688-6026.
Hours: Mid-May to mid-September: 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. daily.
Admission: $3.50 per person. Children under 6 free. Group discounts available.
Description: The Eklutna Village site has been inhabited by the Dena'ina Athabascan Indians since about 1650. Here you can learn about their traditional lifestyle and visit a number of attractions, including the Eklutna Village Heritage House, with historical exhibits and Native art; the St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, originally built in the 1830s and reconstructed in the 1970s; the new St. Nicholas Church, completed in 1962; and the Eklutna Cemetery, known for its colorfully decorated "spirit houses."

Heritage Library and Museum
301 W. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 100600
Anchorage, AK 99510-0600
tel (907) 265-2834
fax (907) 265-2002
TDD (907) 267-5678

Historic Native Village of Metlakatla, SE Alaska
Tribal Tourism in Southeast Alaska featuring 30 minutes of scenic flight seeing from Ketchikan to Metlakatla, dinner of fresh Alaska salmon baked over an alder fire (all you can  eat), lively tribal dance performance in full regalia at the long house, Alaskan's only tour of a major fish processing facility, meet famous Tsimshian artists and craft makers, tour Alaska's only native reserve with a local tribal member as your  guide

Juneau Douglas City Museum
114 4th St.
Juneau, AK 99801
mailing address:
155 S. Seward
Juneau, AK 99801
tel (907) 586-3572
fax (907) 586-3203

Kake Tribal Heritage Foundation
2211 N. Jordan Ave.
Juneau, AK 99801
mailing address:
3017 Clinton Dr.
Suite 100
Juneau, AK 99801
tel (907) 790-2214
fax (907) 790-2264

KANA Alutiiq Culture Center
215 Mission Road
Kodiak, AK 99615
tel (907) 486-7004

Kotzebue Museum, Inc.
P.O. Box 46
Kotzebue, AK 99752
tel (907) 442-3401
fax (907) 442-3742

NANA Museum of the Arctic
P.O. Box 49
Kotzebue, AK 99752
tel (907) 442-3301 fax (907) 442-2866

Pratt Museum
3779 Bartlett St.
Homer, AK 99603
tel (907) 235-8635
fax (907) 235-2764
TDD (907) 235-8635

Sealaska Heritage Foundation
1 Sealaska Plaza, Suite 201
Juneau, AK 99801
tel (907) 463-4844 fax (907) 586-9293

Samuel K. Fox Museum
Seward & D Sts.
Dillingham, AK 99576
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 191
Dillingham, AK 99576
tel (907) 842-5610
fax (907) 842-5691

Sheldon Jackson Museum
104 College Dr.
Sitka, AK 99835
tel (907) 747-8981
fax (907) 747-3004

Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center
11 Main St.
Haines, AK 99827
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 269
Haines, AK 99827
tel (907) 766-2366
fax (907) 766-2368

The Simon Paneak Memorial Museum
341 Mekiana Rd.
Anaktuvuk Pass, AK 99721
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 21085
Anaktuvuk Pass, AK 99721
tel (907) 661-3413
fax (907) 661-3414

Sitka National Historical Park
106 Metlakatla St.
Sitka, AK 99835
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 738
Sitka, AK 99835
tel (907) 747-6281
fax (907) 747-5938

Southeast Alaska Indian Cultural Center
106 Metlakalta Street
Sitka, AK 99835
tel (907) 747-8061

Tongass Historical Museum
629 Dock St.
Ketchikan, AK 99901
tel (907) 225-5600
fax (907) 225-5602

Totem Heritage Center
601 Deermount
Ketchikan, AK 99901
mailing address:
629 Dock St.
Ketchikan, AK 99901
tel (907) 225-5901
fax (907) 225-0448

Trail of '98 Skagway Historical Museum and Archives
bet. 2nd & 3rd on Broadway
Arctic Brothers Hall
Skagway, AK 99840
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 521
Skagway, AK 99840
tel (907) 983-2420
fax (907) 983-2151

University of Alaska Museum
Cultural and natural history collections.
907 Yukon Dr.
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6960
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 756960
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6960
tel (907) 474-7505
fax (907) 474-5469

Wrangell Museum
318 Church St.
Lower Level
Wrangell, AK 99929
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 1050
Wrangell, AK 99929
tel (907) 874-3370
fax (907) 874-3770

Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center and Museum
Association of Village Council Presidents
P. O. Box 219
Bethel, AK 99559
tel (907) 543-3521

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