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Pratt Museum, Homer

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The Pratt Museum is a regional natural history museum located in Homer, Alaska, with exhibits exploring life around Kachemak Bay in South Central Alaska. The museum's mission is to preserve "the stories of the Kachemak Bay region", through "collections, exhibits, and programs in culture, science, and art". Indoor exhibits include early homesteading, Native Alaskan traditions, local contemporary art, and an exploration of the marine and terrestrial life around Kachemak Bay. Outdoor exhibits feature a historic cabin, botanical gardens and a nature trail.
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  • A good 1 - 2 hour filler for learning about the area and Alaska. It was a mix of science, history and there was an art exhibit.  more »
  • Always enjoyed going to the Pratt Museum and this time we really went to look at the Alaska Positive photography exhibition - photos were good but basically put on a wall where there is wheelchair...  more »
  • We went in July 2021 and they had a special exhibit where artists used their trade to explain science, specifically the world of microorganisms. Breathtaking and informative! Their regular exhibit...  more »
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  • Small.. Cheap.. Lots of information. Older lady at desk was very helpful and knew quiet a bit about the culture and history. It has local art from modern age people within the last few years and also stuff from tribes many years ago.. The back has animal info and a bird watching camera feed from bird island. Its worth going to once u hit homer to better appreciate ur surroundings
  • Really great museum. Spend 3 hours reading content and watching films. Reveals a lot of facts about Homer itself, Exxon oil pollution, locals, animals and history of the place. I’d highly recommend to visit Pratt museum.
  • Just enough to explain the area and the bay but not too much stuff to overwhelm you.
  • Good mixture of modern art and historical artifacts.
  • Short but the people are really nice and the displays very interesting.

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