The Alaska Native gallery at the Alaska State Museum is a great place to experience the cultures from all around Alaska in one beautiful place. Photo by Lara Swimmer.
A northern Alaska Inupiaq umiak (skin boat) over the Native galleries in the Alaska State Museum. Photo by Lara Swimmer.
The Foreign Voyagers exhibit in the Alaska State Museum highlights the voyages of the Spanish, Russians, French, British, and Americans to Alaska. Photo by Lara Swimmer.
A Bristol Bay double-ender fishing boat on display in the canneries and maritime exhibits at the Alaska State Museum. Photo by Lara Swimmer.
Alaska State Libraries Archives and Museum
The Alaska State Museum in the Andrew P. Kashevaroff Building is one of the easiest ways to experience the history, art and culture of the many diverse regions of Alaska. Seasonally changing fine art and historic exhibits augment large, world-class permanent exhibits about the history, art, and cultures of Alaska. Also stop in the historical research center of the State Library and Archives, store, and small café. Summer museum hours 7 days a week 9am-5pm $12 general admission. Library research center hours M-F 10am-4pm. Winter Tu-Sa 10am-4pm $7.00 adults & youth free. First Fridays extended hours to 7pm and special events. 395 Whittier St., Juneau, AK 99801 (907) 465-2901 www.museums.state.ak.us