Skagway Museum and Archives, Skagway

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  • I think that you would be missing out if you did not stop in this museum. It is a clean, well-organized stop and has a great deal of interesting information. The Gold Rush was such an essential...  more »
  • They have displays showing and explaining the early days of Skagway, as a starting point for the Alaska Gold Rush. Amazing that so many people went, and so few died! I could not have survived the...  more »
  • following our train ride we nearly missed this place and were so glad that we didn't - it really was the icing on the cake and made us fully aware of the difficult journey that the gold rush pioneers....  more »
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  • A great little museum with well-curated items from the gold rush era as well as from the native Alaskans who originally occupied this area. The docent was very knowledgable and eager to answer questions that we had. For just $2 it is hard not to recommend this to those wanting to dig a little deeper in understanding the history of Skagway.
  • Very nice museum and facilities. Really enjoyed waking around Skagway. There's a nice coffee shop, restrooms, and souvenir shop right next to the museum in the train station building. Lots of interesting things inside the museum but also outside around the building also.
  • Small museum offering a snapshot of life during the gold rush. Some very interesting exhibits. Go and support a local piece of history.
  • At $2 entry this is a small but informative museum. Interesting local stories and displays. Nice building too.
  • Well. All I can say is don't eat the salmon in Skagway! It's the worst ever! I ordered fish and chips at a place and the fish was super skinny! Tasted bad as well. I would have thought that Alaska would have good salmon!!
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