Juneau-Douglas City Museum
Juneau-Douglas City Museum

Juneau-Douglas City Museum

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114 W. Fourth St., Juneau, Alaska, 99801

The basics

The diverse collection at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum offers an excellent introduction to the region’s history. Exhibits are divided among four galleries: General History, Hands-On Mining, Map Case, and Politics, Personalities & Power. The museum is featured as a stop on self-guided audio tours of the Alaskan state capital, along with Marine Park, St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, and the capitol building. You can also take a walking tour of Juneau offered by the museum itself, focusing on topics like geology, mining history, and true crime; these tours include museum admission.

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Things to know before you go

  • The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is a must-visit for history buffs and families.

  • Museum entry is free for children 12 years and younger.

  • Give yourself at least 1 hour to tour the museum; museum-led city tours last about 90 minutes.

  • The museum is wheelchair accessible.

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How to get there

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is in downtown Juneau, right across from the Alaska State Capitol. It’s within easy walking distance of most places in town.

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When to get there

The museum is open daily during the summer (May to September) and Tuesday to Saturday during the winter (October to April). Admission is free during the winter.

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Juneau’s best museums

For a relatively small city, Juneau has several excellent museums that history buffs won’t want to miss. The Alaska State Museum offers a diverse collection covering natural and human history, while the Last Chance Mining Museum focuses on Juneau’s Gold Rush history. The Walter Soboleff Building is home to Alaska’s largest collection of Southeast Alaska Native art.

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