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Reputedly the oldest house in the town and seemingly well preserved to boot. It does sit relatively... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Steve T
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Friendly informative tour from the lovely Texan Lady curator

Its worth a steep climb up steps to see this quaint old house which has seen many changes in... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Swansea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Judge Wickersham's life was so interesting. We found it by accident and it was a great accident to find! My daughter and I spent about an hour there. The host (from Texas, who volunteers) was lovely and patient and informative. Since my daughter and I...More

Thank SonyaL067
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Reputedly the oldest house in the town and seemingly well preserved to boot. It does sit relatively high up in the town so will have had some wonderful views over the years and seem a significant development of the town. We visited it as a...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Its worth a steep climb up steps to see this quaint old house which has seen many changes in Juneau.Great views of the town from its large windows. It is near the Russian orthodox church and after we continued up hill a short way and...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

I probably wouldn’t walk up very steep streets just to see this, but if you are exploring on foot and want to see the Capitol, Governors Mansion and Russian Orthodox Church than this is in the same neighborhood. It almost felt like a private home...More

1  Thank Melody B
Reviewed 14 June 2018

A heritage house built on nob hill, that has withstood 120 years of adversity, and now provides a scant and mucky window into what is thought to e home life 100 years ago. A good record of local history recorded by a district judge Interesting...More

Thank KentishPilgrim
Reviewed 18 September 2017

If you want to learn some of the history of Alaska and Juneau this is a good place to start. This was the family home of a prominent citizen and judge and is filled with antiques including clothing and actual family items from the 1800s....More

Thank John13Tacoma
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The house is nice restored and there have been a very friendly couple which explained us the history and story about this little house. The entrance is free and on the way up and down you can enjoy the city atmosphere outside from the souvenir...More

Thank Klabautermann07
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful house of judge wickersham worth a visit. The docent is fantastic, knowledgeable and interesting. This judge had a very interesting life committed to Alaska. If you have any interest in Alaskan history, don't miss this house.

Thank esopus35
Reviewed 1 August 2017

part of our outing off the Nieuw Amsterdam, we were a group of 8 geocachers-CCC-Canadian Cruisin'Cachers, we were caching around Juneau and heading back down by easier side streets, and came across this piece of local history. Very historic and interesting.

Thank garywing
Reviewed 29 July 2017

On our recent cruise the ship docked in Juneau. One place I was interested in was the Wickersham House. It is tied closely to Alaska's past. It is a long walk and you climb a lot of steps but once you get there the view...More

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14 June 2016|
Response from Mary Kay H |
The House of Wickersham is open from 10 to 5, Sunday through Thursday from mid-May through September. Allow 20-45 minutes for your visit.