History of Wrangell beginning with early Native American prehistory, Southeast Alaska Native American cultures, Russian and British contact period, Gold Rush period, fishing, mining and forest industries, turn-of-the-century Wrangell. Display includes original house posts from Chief Shakes house carved in the mid-1700s. A "spruce canoe", one of very few still in existence, a turn-of-the-century spruce and cedar bark basket collection, several original totem poles, and everyday memorabilia. Museum gift shop sells books, cards, petroglyph stamps, and Wrangell garnets from Garnet Ledge.
May 1-Sep 30, Mo-Sa 10am-5pm. Oct 1-Apr 30, Tu-Sa 1-5pm.