Local Historical Societies and Museums

Anchorage Museum of History and Art
121 W. 7th Ave.
Anchorage, Alaska 99501-3611
Permanent exhibits of Alaskan history and art. Visit website for more information, including information on current and upcoming exhibits.

Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum
P.O. Box 53
Nome, Alaska 99762

Chilkat Valley Historical Society
P.O. Box 623
Haines, Alaska 99827-0623
Periodic lectures.
Exhibits of Tlingit and pioneer life of the Chilkat Valley at the Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center.

Chugiak-Eagle River Historical Society
P.O. Box 670573
Chugiak, Alaska 99567-0573

Clausen Memorial Museum
P.O. Box 708
Petersburg, Alaska 99833-0708
History of Petersburg and Kupreanof Island area, including Tlingit culture and the fishing and canning industries.

Cook Inlet Historical Society
121 W. 7th Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska 99501-3611
Monthly presentations on Alaskan history on the third Thursday of each month at the Anchorage Museum of History and Art.

Copper Valley Historical Society
P.O. Box 84
Copper Center, Alaska 99573-0084

Cordova Historical Society
P.O. Box 391
Cordova, Alaska 99574-0391

Delta Historical Society
P.O. Box 1089
Delta, Alaska 99737-1089

Eagle Historical Society
P.O. Box 23
Eagle City, Alaska 99738-0023
Exhibits in 5 restored buildings dating from the end of the 19th century; walking tours of historic area Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Gastineau Channel Historical Society
P.O. Box 021264
Juneau, Alaska 99802-1264

Homer Society of Natural History
3379 Bartlett Street
Homer, Alaska 99603-7579
Natural and cultural history of the Kenai Peninsula presented at the Pratt Museum.

Juneau Lighthouse Assn. Inc.
P.O. Box 022262
Juneau, Alaska 99802-2262

Kenai Historical Society
P.O. Box 1348
Kenai, Alaska 99611-1348

Kodiak Historical Society and Baranov Museum
101 Marine Way
Kodiak, Alaska 99615
Prehistoric and historic artifacts of the Aleutian Islands and the Kodiak Archipelago displayed at the National Historic Landmark Erskine House.

Museum of Alaska Transportation and Industry
P.O. Box 870646
Wasilla, Alaska 99687-0646
Tells the story of the people and machines that opened up Alaska to exploration and growth by preserving the remnants of the Great Land's industrial and transporation technology.

Pioneers of Alaska
Igloo 15/Auxiliary 4
Historic Preservation Committee
P.O. Box 101041
Anchorage, Alaska 99510-1041

Resurrection Bay Historical Society
P.O. Box 55
Seward, Alaska 99664-0055
History of Seward presented through artifacts, documents, photos, and videos. Open May-September.

Sitka Historical Society
330 Harbor Drive
Sitka, Alaska 99835-7553
Local history, including Tlingit culture, the Russian-American era, and the U.S. purchase of Alaska displayed at the Isabel Miller Museum.

Skagway Historical Museum and Archives
P.O. Box 521
Skagway, Alaska 99840-0521

Tanana-Yukon Historical Society
P.O. Box 71336
Fairbanks, Alaska 99707-1336
Lectures monthly, except in the summer at the Noel Wien Library.

Tongass Historical Society
629 Dock Street
Ketchikan, Alaska 99901-6529