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Alutiiq Museum

215 Mission Rd, Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK 99615-7326
+1 844-425-8844
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Great small museum with interesting artifacts from the Alutiig people. I really enjoyed watching... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toadhollowtravellers
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Another must on Kodiak Island

Lots to see and learn here. Some wonderful exhibits of indigenous masks and clothing and history of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jo M
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The Alutiiq Museum preserves and shares the heritage and culture of the Alutiiq people. We are a small, but Nationally-accredited Alaska Native-run museum, archaeological repository, and culture center. Our gallery features exhibits telling the Alutiiq story - the incredible history of the Indigenous, coastal Alaska Native people of the stormy Gulf of Alaska. The Alutiiq Museum Store features an unexpectedly rich offering of authentic Alaska Native art and jewelry, that supports the work of artists from around the archipelago. Our educational programs explore traditional and contemporary Alutiiq arts and skills, and they are open to everyone. We are committed to creating respect and enthusiasm for Alutiiq culture among people of all heritages. Takina! You should Come!
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  • Average7%
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215 Mission Rd, Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK 99615-7326
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great small museum with interesting artifacts from the Alutiig people. I really enjoyed watching and listening to the videos as Alutiig reminisced about earlier and present times in their lives.

Thank Toadhollowtravellers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to see and learn here. Some wonderful exhibits of indigenous masks and clothing and history of local people.

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

$7 a person a bit steep as only 2 rooms. they have some interesting artifacts and things to look at. Mainly people on a screen telling you about their culture. learned a few things, could be a better experience like the native alaskan heritage center...More

Thank h s
Reviewed 19 May 2017

They have tons of info on some of the history of Kodiak and explain it's culture and the large tsunami that hit Kodiak way back when. Lots of cool photo books from the tsunami as well that I always flip through when I visit.

Thank MechAlexx
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is a good collection of artifacts and information about the native people of the Kodiak region. You can find bigger museums other places, but this one is specialized to this area and is the product of a lot of hard work by local people....More

Thank talltalesandtravel
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Learning about the history and culture of Kodiak was very interesting. I had no idea how much history there was on the island and how varied the traditions and culture of the Alutiiq people was. The museum is small, but it packs a lot of...More

Thank schiaf
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Museum was informative and really brought WWII information that "lower 48" residents have not been taught. Centrally located and easy access.

Thank stefhim
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We spend an hour learning about the native culture at this museum. It is quite small but had good information. Would have liked more exhibits.

Thank Alanhimmelstein
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building, downtown Kodiak, for beautiful artifacts from the Alutiiq people over 7500 years. This is a must visit to learn about the Native people living in this area and southern coastal regions of Alaska. Artistic people with many beautiful pieces displayed The Petroglyphs story/display...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This small museum presents an overview of the lives of native Aleutians and provides insights to the history, lives and transistion adapting to the influx of Europeans and then Americans. It is worth the visit to see their art and culture.

Thank Zoomie70
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