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Tongass Historical Museum

Tongass Historical Museum

Centrally located downtown near the northern Creek Street entrance and is a quick 10-minute walk or 5-minute drive from the cruise ship berths.

Tongass Historical Museum

Location: 629 Dock Street
• Phone: 907-225-5600
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The Tongass Historical Museum collects, preserves, and interprets material and information pertaining to the history, art, and culture of Ketchikan and Southeast Alaska. The museum features permanent and temporary exhibits based on its own collections and community participation, as well as hosting traveling exhibitions from other institutions. Public programs, special events, workshops, and educational programs that relate to Ketchikan area history are also offered. The museum’s extensive historical archive and photograph collections are available for research.