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“$3 seems a bit much” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tongass Historical Museum

Tongass Historical Museum
Ranked #25 of 56 things to do in Ketchikan
Certificate of Excellence
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texas
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75 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“$3 seems a bit much”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2013 via mobile

Basically 2 rooms with pictures and some displays about the town. I was really looking for more information on the totem poles, and this looks like the place as there are several totem poles surrounding it

Visited June 2013
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Atlanta
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50 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Threadbare museum with nominal entry fee”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2013

A real waste of time in Ketchikan. A few framed photos and a couple of indifferent exhibits uncreatively presented cannot justify even the nominal $3.00 charge for entry. It seems to exist to provide an opportunity to use their restrooms, but you can take advantage gratis without actually entering the museum. An odd totem pole at the entrance promises much more than what is on display.

Visited June 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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441 reviews
228 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
“worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013

the museum is at the top end of creek st, next to the bus stop, it only costs a couple of dollars and gives a good insight into the local history. It is well laid out and informative and it would be a shameto miss it if you were in town

Visited June 2013
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Rolla, Missouri
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A good place to start”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

We visited after we had been in Ketchikan for a few days. I wish we had started here. For $2 a quick walk through will give you a real sense of where you are and put the rest of your trip in perspective.

Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Tom S
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Townsville, Australia
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70 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2012

Just off the end of Creek street is the museum its very reasonable $2 entry from memory with a lot of historical pieces from Ketchikans past.

Visited September 2012
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