Tongass Historical Museum, Ketchikan

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  • This museum was small, with a single gallery, but there was an interesting selection of artefacts and the information boards were good. Well worth the minimal entrance fee.  more »
  • This museum tells the history of First Nations and settlement in the area. Lots of artifacts and a small cinema showing informative shoes.  more »
  • This museum has a selection of modern interpretations of native art as well as some historical pieces. You can take a break from the long walk back from the totem heritage museum and watch the Native ...  more »
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  • Great examples of local Native Alaska art.
  • Read every single plaque in the museum and was done in 12 minutes. The museum has room for expansion but all of the display was in one room, apx 20 by 25 ft and held mostly recent works, by those wishing to keep the history and skills alive, for the next generation. Even at $3, it was overpriced.
  • It's hard to believe that the entrance fee for this museum is so small, given how rich it is in diverse and intriguing historical artifacts. Any visitor to Ketchikan will learn more from ten minutes at the Tongass Historical Museum than in hours wandering between shops downtown. I can't wait to see this museum expand its exhibit space even more in the future.
  • The very interesting history of Ketchikan laid out in historic photos and artifacts for a very nominal fee. Definitely worth a visit if you're interested in history..
  • Very informative with photo ops.
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