Skagway's unique history as a vital transportation corridor and gateway to interior Alaska and the Yukon is portrayed in the artifacts, photographs and historical records of the past century. The Museum is located in the town's magnificent City Hall, this is the first stone building in Alaska, built with granite from Canada that was transported on the WP&YR Railroad. On display are items such as a Tlingit canoe, a Portland Cutter sleigh, Bering Sea kayaks, a WP&YR locomotive and caboose, and a 1931 Ford AA truck. Also exhibited are supplies, tools and gambling equipment used in the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898 and an Alaska Native heritage collection of baskets, beadwork and carvings.
Summer: Mo-Fr, 9am-5pm, Sa 10am-5pm, Su 10am-4pm.
Call for winter hours. Under 12 is free.