Juneau Alaska State Museum

395 Whittier St Juneau, AK 99801-1718 Tel: (907) 465-2901 Fax: (907) 465-2976

Internet Address: www.educ.state.ak.us/lam/museum/

Chief Curator: Mr. Bruce Kato

Admission: fee: adult-$3.00, child-free, student-free.

Attendance: 80,000 Established: 1900 Membership: Y ADA Compliant: Y Open: mid-September to mid-May. Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-4pm. mid-May to May 31, Monday to Friday, 9am-6pm.

Summer, Monday to Friday, 9am-6pm; Saturday to Sunday, 10am-6pm.

September to mid-September, Monday to Friday, 9am-6pm.

Alaska State Museum, cont.

Closed: Legal Holidays.

Facilities: Conservation Facilities; Gallery:

Library; Shop.

Activities: Education Program (adults and children); Guided Tours (docentled. summer; groups must reserve in advance, year-round); Temporary Exhibitions Traveling Exhibitions.

Publications: brochures: collection catalogue: educational materials.

About half of the Museum’s space is devoted to permanent exhibits focusing on the geology-, biology, anthropology, and history of Alaska.

Temporary exhibitions, including many devoted to the fine arts, rotate through the remaining space. The Museum is home to over 25,000 artifacts and works of fine art.

Juneau Alaska State Museum Photo Gallery

Ketchikan Museum

Attendance: 90.000 Established: 1976 Membership: N ADA Compliant: Y Parking: 15 spaces adjacent.

Open: May 15 to September, Daily. 8am-5pm.

October to May 14, Tuesday to Friday, lpm-5pm.

Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter, Veterans Day. Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

Facilities: Exhibition Area; Library.

Activities: Demonstrations; Guided Tours Lectures.

Publications: report, “Ketch.kan Museums Calendar’ The Totem Heritage Center preserves and exhibits a collection of 33 19th-century totem poles recovered from abandoned native village sites in southeast Alaska. The Center also offers an active program of classes, workshops, and seminars in Native Alaskan arts.

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