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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 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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  • Ibara no Michi (Pathway of Thorns), by Fumi Matsumoto, JDCM 2016.10.002

    Art of Fumi Matsumoto

    Fumi Matusmoto is a local Japanese-American artist. She says she “has always been influenced by Japanese culture and history, perhaps because I was born in Japan in 1948 and came to America in 1952 at...

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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

    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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  • "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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  • “3rd and Seward Streets, Juneau,” 1890. Donated by the Juneau Volunteer Firefighters Association. Pair of Insulated Rubber Mountaineering Boots, 1962. Donated by the Juneau Icefield Research Project. JDCM 2003.39.011A-B.

    Historic Walking Tours

    Our seasonal Historic Downtown Walking Tours are great for locals and visitors alike to learn about the history and the changing landscape of downtown Juneau, and hear tales of prominent Alaskan...

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  • Image courtesy of Mike Dunham

    Seward and the Tsar: Alaska and Emancipation - Presentation by Author Mike Dunham

    Join us at the Valley Library for this free presentation on the major players involved in the purchase of Russian interests in Alaska. Using material from his books "The Man Who Sold Alaska"...

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  • "A Place Where Sunflowers Grow" by Amy Lee-Tai. JDCM EDU.0555

    Family Day - June

    Starting in June, The Juneau-Douglas City Museum will be hosting Family Days once a month through September. Adults with children will receive free admission, and there will be a free drop-in activity...

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  • Treadwell Gold Mines, Alaska, by John Thwaites. Donated by Dr. & Mrs. Alden Lank. JDCM 86.17.004.

    Sheila Kelly Presentation - Treadwell Gold

    Join us at the Douglas Library for a free presentation by Sheila Kelly on the history of the Treadwell Mines and the people who worked there. Doors will open at 6:45pm. Kelly, a descendent of...

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