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Trail of '98 Museum

700 Spring St., City Hall, Skagway, AK 99840
+1 907-983-2420
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Enjoyable, informative and well worth the $2 admission

This museum is full of exhibits and information that will greatly enhance your understanding of the... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Boynton Beach, Florida
Nearl missed this little gem.

Wandering about trying to kill our last 2 hours in Skagway . The local bus driver told us to give... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Fascinating display of gold rush memorabilia.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good52%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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700 Spring St., City Hall, Skagway, AK 99840
+1 907-983-2420
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This museum is full of exhibits and information that will greatly enhance your understanding of the Skagway area and the people who have lived there in times past. Be sure to see the giant bear in the corner as he is remarkable and his size...More

Thank RishaLinda
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Wandering about trying to kill our last 2 hours in Skagway . The local bus driver told us to give the museum look. $2 entry fee, costs of reading , really helpful staff. Well worth doing . Lots of information and artefacts relating to the...More

Thank Weenjoyaholiday
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome place to visit and for $2 per person, you can't beat it. Museum takes about 20 mins to tour and the attendants are great at answering any questions. Really nice gardens on the property and loved the apple tree (we don't have those in...More

Thank Travelbugfoody
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great info and artifacts and for $2 you can't really go wrong. All sorts of cool "antiques" to check out and information about what people brought up to Skagway before, during and after the gold rush. The local artist highlights are also lovely. Don't miss...More

Thank Annie C
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Set in the former McCabe College building, this museum offers lots of local artifacts, nicely presented. We're museum buffs, and still we got some fascinating new information that we didn't know before.

Thank RuNanS
Reviewed 26 June 2017

didn't go in due to the late time in the day. Walked by from the outside was was impressed by the building. Nice structure which makes a great photo op

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The best place to get an idea what Skagway was like not only during the gold rush but also in the forties when the army took over the town and railroad to build the Alcan Highway.

3  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Interesting exhibits well laid out , and good fun to learn about the area. Well informed staff and they sure love the area, and you cannot blame them for that at all!

1  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Very interesting and extensive displays of the history of Skagway. As we were on a tour, the visit was a bit rushed. Well worth a good solid hour, or if you are doing your own tour, make the museum one of your major stops. Very...More

2  Thank Don L
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Had many artifacts from the gold rush days. The pieces were interesting and the exhibits were well laid out.

1  Thank RRWW49
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25 March 2017|
Response from Tom W | Reviewed this property |
The museum had a suggested donation amount last summer, 2016, and must cost considerably more than the donations to actually run....