About Us: The Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum is dedicated to supporting the Sheldon Jackson Museum and its unique Alaska Native ethnographic collection through advocacy, acquisition, and educational programming. Read more about us.
History: The Sheldon Jackson Museum is described as the "jewel in the crown of Alaska ethnographic collections" The Reverend Dr. Sheldon Jackson founded the museum "to provide and have on hand for study ...the best specimens of the old work of (the) ancestors" Read more about our history.
Events: The Sheldon Jackson Museum invites Artists from throughout Alaska to share their culture, their art, and their stories while they experience their rich history through study of the artifacts housed in the Sheldon Jackson Museum. Read more about this program.
Sheldon Jackson Museum
Sheldon Jackson Museum Winter Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday thru Saturday
Summer Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
Museum Gift Shop Winter Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m Thursday thru Saturday
Summer Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m daily
Be sure to visit the Sheldon Jackson Museum website to find more information such as:
our latest newsletter and lots more!
At Saxán (Love of Everything) Saturdays
Learn About Alaska Native Basketry and make your own Coiled Basket
Saturday, July 19th at 1:00 p.m.
Free, family-friendly and best for ages 6-10
Call (907) 747-8981 to register. Space is limited.