Tongass Historical Museum

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629 Dock Street
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The 2008 exhibit "The Art of Terry Pyles: A Retrospective Exhibit" filled the gallery with more than 25 years of work by the artist.
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"Still Rainin', Still Dreamin' featured images by Ketchikan Daily News photographer Hall Anderson from his 2011 book.
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Alaska's historic lighthouses were the focus of the photographic exhibit "Northern Lights: Alaska's Lighthouses" in 2009.
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Learning the history of the fishing industry in Ketchikan during the 2010 exhibit "Our Town: The Life and Times of Ketchikan".
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Artist Evon Zerbetz teaches young visitors how to print at the Family Funday for "Raucous! Everything Raven", a 2005 exhibit created by Evon Zerbetz.
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Long-standing Ketchikan Daily News photographer Paulu Saari donated his collection of images and negatives to the Tongass Historical Museum. "Boom Town: Ketchikan in the 1950s" from 2006 was the first of three exhibits to feature Saari's photographs of everyday Ketchikan life.
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A young visitor at the 2003 exhibit "Sharkabet: A Sea of Sharks from A to Z", featuring original art by Ray Troll.
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: Craig Koch and Lynn Wadley have some fun with Ray Troll's 3-D wall of sharks during "Sharkabet: A Sea of Sharks from A to Z", 2003.

Tongass Historical Museum
629 Dock Street
Ketchikan, Alaska 99901 

museum@city.ketchikan.ak.us
(907) 225-5600
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Hours:  May thru September: Open every day, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
October thru April: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday1:00 – 5:00;
Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Sunday & Monday
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Admission:  Ketchikan residents (no charge); General Admission, $2 (May thru September only).

Tours: Guided group tours and educational programs may be arranged through the Programs Division.

Research: The Museum’s extensive historical archive and photograph collections are available for research during normal business hours. Please call for an appointment.

The Tongass Historical Museum, one of two facilities of the City of Ketchikan Museum Department, collects, preserves, and interprets material and information pertaining to the history, art, and culture of Ketchikan and Southeast Alaska. The Museum features permanent and temporary exhibits based on its own collections and community participation, as well as hosting traveling exhibitions from other institutions. Public programs, special events, workshops, and educational programs that relate to Ketchikan area history are also offered. The Museum’s extensive historical archive and photograph collections are available for research.