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  • Early Morning, Juneau, Alaska, c. 1920-1924, by Sydney Laurence. Donated by the Friends of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, JDCM 2010.24.001.

    It’ji Shaanáx: The Glowing Valley


    It’ji Shaanáx (the glowing valley) is the Tlingit name for Perseverance Valley located at the base of Mount Juneau or yadaa.at kalé (beautifully adorned face). This exhibit will look at Mount...


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  • <i>Low Tide at Eagle Beach</i>, October 2013, photograph by John Hyde. Purchase of this artwork has been made possible through the generous support of the Rasmuson Foundation Art Acquisition Fund, JDCM 2015.20.003

    John Hyde Photographs


    During the summer of 2015 the City Museum was able to purchase 14 photographic prints by John Hyde. The purchase was made possible through the generous support of the Rasmuson Foundation Art...


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  • Become a City Museum Volunteer Today!


    Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum? Volunteering with us is a great way to find out! Volunteers do not need to be history experts, they just need to be...


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  • Photo Credit: <i>Black Cubic Metal Duck Hunters Stool</i>. Donated by Mary Ann Parke, JDCM 2002.11.109.

    Stuff, Stories, and Sticky Notes (May 2017)


    Twelve members of the Juneau community have explored the City Museum’s storage areas to find a utilitarian object from our Permanent Collection that stood out to them in one way or another. The Museum...


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  • Selection of objects from Businesses Exhibit

    General History Gallery: Businesses


    If you remember back in the fall of 2015, the General Store exhibit was taken down after 20+ years on view. With its many objects, we know it was a favorite exhibit of locals, visitors, and staff, so...


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  • "Recreational Fishing" Label from new fishing exhibit

    General History Gallery: Fishing


    In the fall of 2016, our angling artifacts exhibit was taken down. Again, we did so with the knowledge that we would be creating a new fishing exhibit. The new exhibit has combined the already...


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  • Pair of Insulated Rubber Mountaineering Boots, 1962. Donated by the Juneau Icefield Research Project. JDCM 2003.39.011A-B.

    Special Evening Walking Tour


    Join local volunteer guide Mike Blackwell for a historic walking tour of downtown Juneau. This tour is great for locals, tour guides, and visitors to learn about the history and the changing landscape...


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  • Pair of Insulated Rubber Mountaineering Boots, 1962. Donated by the Juneau Icefield Research Project. JDCM 2003.39.011A-B.

    Special Evening Walking Tour


    Join local volunteer guide Brenda Wright for a historic walking tour of downtown Juneau. This tour is great for locals, tour guides, and visitors to learn about the history and the changing landscape...


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