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“Odd hours”

Last Chance Mining Museum
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US$93.45*
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Juneau Super Saver: Gold Panning and Salmon Bake
Ranked #37 of 84 things to do in Juneau
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: A collection of artifacts in a building original to the era that explores the history of the region's mining industry. Visit does not include entering a mine. Attraction open seasonally, mid-May to late Sept. on a split schedule: 9:30-12:30 and 3:30-6:30. Cash only.
Washington
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394 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
“Odd hours”
Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

We drove all the way up the dirt road to the end to visit the museum only to find out that they are only open a few hours in the morning and a few hours in the afternoon. Needless to say we didn't know that the hours were split like this so we were unable to go in since they were closed.

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Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
“Wonderful!!!”
Reviewed 20 May 2014

A great place to learn about the rich mining history of the Juneau area! The museum is located in the former Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Company’s historic Compressor Building, which was used by the company from 1912 until 1944. One of the world's largest mining air compressors is on display here, along with an interesting collection of industrial mining tools and artifacts associated with hard rock gold mining, as well as electric locomotives and rail cars which hauled men to the mine and ore to the mill. The setting and scenery are fantastic and make you step back in time. The volunteer powered museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and Alaska Gold Rush Properties. Big thanks to host Renee, for her special efforts to make our visit so fun and memorable!

Visited May 2014
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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Jill”
Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

It's the most beautiful place Pellnsabh kept me visit him in the future repeatedly Ashkralqaúmin on the site

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Juneau, Alaska
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Wonderful Hosts”
Reviewed 23 September 2013

The Hosts at the Museum where wonderful, the veiw from the front of the Museum breathtaking, I would reccommend a visit to anyone coming to Juneau, or even to locals who have never been, keep up the good work, and don't forget to pet the Dog

Visited August 2013
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Great Falls, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“It was closed for the season”
Reviewed 19 September 2013

We purposely hiked from town based on other Trip Advisors reviews. It's a little over 1 1/2 miles on a gravel road, so be prepared with your walking shoes. The terrain is lovely along the way. When we got to the museum it had a sign shown being closed. We were disappointed, but spotted a black bear and her 2 cubs on the way back to town which made the trip worthwhile!

Visited September 2013
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