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Hammer Museum, Haines

(4.3/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
The Hammer Museum is the world’s first museum dedicated to hammers. The collection provides a view of the past through the use of man’s first tool with over 2,000 hammers on display.
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  • Ok this is a must see because honestly when will you EVER see a museum full of hammers??!!! We took the free bus from the cruise port and like I said you have to see this place if for anything for bra...  more »
  • Who knew there were so many kinds of hammers? A neat history and view into the past with different types of hammers. Check out the hammers outside as well as inside too!
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  • Haines is a pretty small town so the hammer museum is really a prime attraction. It is a real hammer museum and its kind of amazing that there are so many hammers. You have to be particularly into ham...  more »
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  • If you've ever held a hammer or been curious about hand tools, this is the place to go. The most amazing collection of hammers and hammer like tools you'll ever see. I had no idea how cool a hammer museum could be. They even have some nobody knows what there're for, maybe you do.
  • More than you ever thought you could want to know about hammers, and way more fun than you thought a hammer museum could be.
  • Once you get in there you want to take a hammer off the wall and make it your final resting place. Pure tourist trap.
  • We really enjoyed our visit to Haines and especially the Hammer Museum, it was so interesting that we took about fifty pictures to take home with us. Thank you for the visit. Tanya & John Widmark Granisle, BC Canada
  • One of the most fun things in Haines!