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Historic House Museums in Alaska

We try to keep this list of historic house museums for Alaska current, but it is best to check directly with the museums for their hours and other information. If you know of a historic house museum in Alaska that should be listed here, please use our submission form to let us know about it.

Anchorage

Oscar Anderson House

Oscar Anderson House

420 M Street
Anchorage, AK  99501
Phone: (907) 274-2336

Year Built: 1915
Admission Price: Contact Museum
Hours: Open mid-May to mid-Sept

Visitors will learn the history of Anchorage, Tent City, the Alaska Railroad, the land auction, and about Oscar Anderson, an early settler, and his family. The house and contents depict the time period of 1915-1925 when the Andersons first came to Anchorage.

Fairbanks

Wickersham House

Wickersham House

535 2nd. Ave
Fairbanks, AK  99707
Phone: (907) 455-8947

Year Built: 1904
Admission Price: Contact Museum
Hours: 12-8pm Daily, Memorial Day to Labor Day

A small house museum, dedicated to the life and times of Judge James Wickersham and his family. during the years 1900-1910. House, furnishings and decor are authentic to the time period and to the Wickersham family.

Juneau

Wickersham State Historic Site

Wickersham State Historic Site

213 7th Street
Juneau, AK  99801
Phone: (907) 586-9001

Year Built: 1898
Admission Price: Contact Museum
Hours: Contact Museum

Step back in time thorough the doors of the House of Wickersham, the first large Victorian home built on "Chicken Ridge", the "Nob Hill" of Juneau, Alaska. Sip tea from an elegant bone china cup and drink in the history of Alaska's territorial days as seen through the life of the man responsible for "Home Rule", the Alaska Railroad, the University of Alaska and Mount McKinley National Park (now known as Denali National Park).

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