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ALASKA MUSEUMS, LIBRARIES AND HISTORICAL SOCIETIES
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Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center
Physical location:
11 Main Street
Mailing address:
PO 269
Haines, AK 99827
Phone: 907.766.2366
Fax: 907.766.2368
The Sheldon Museum is the museum of the Chilkat Valley. Experience the art and culture of the Tlingit people. Re-live pioneer days, explore the gold rush, the Dalton Trail and life at Fort William H. Seward. The museum store has a large selection of local and Alaskan books.
Alaska Indian Arts Physical location:
#24 Fort Seward Drive or
Historic #13
Mailing address:
PO 271
Haines, AK 99827
Phone: 907.766.2160

Totem carving, silkscreen and silver carving with Native artists; Tlingit artifacts; rare book collection. Products for sale include carvings, silkscreens and books.

American Bald Eagle Foundation Physical location:
113 Haines Hwy.
Mailing address:
PO 49
Haines, AK 99827
Phone: 907.766.3094
Fax: 907.766.3095

Natural History displays feature over 150 specimens of wildlife found in the local Chilkat Valley and its surrounding waters. Dioramas present wildlife in their native habitats. Video presentation of the world famous Chilkat Valley "Gathering of Eagles." Interpretive talks, gift shop, rest rooms.

Hammer Museum Physical location:
108 Main Street
Mailing address:
PO 702
Haines, AK 99827
Phone: 907.766.2374

A collection of approximately 1400 types of hammers, representing many different trades and uses, housed in a cottage-style house. The Hammer Museum provides a journey into the past through the use of man's first tool. From ancient times to the present, the hammer tells the story of man's progress and ingenuity. A unique adventure for the whole family.

 

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