Juneau-Douglas City Museum is at Fourth and Main sts. In the 1951 Veterans Memorial Building that houses the museum, the first 49-star flag in the state was raised. A 49-star flag continues to fly today. Visitors can view exhibits about the area's early gold mining days, Tlingit culture and life in the Juneau-Douglas areas. Special exhibits change annually. A relief map of the city's topography and a video presentation titled “Juneau: City Built on Gold” are other features. The exterior grounds are graced by totem poles. Guided 1.5-hour downtown walking tours or free maps outlining a historic self-guiding walking tour are available.
Guided tours are available.
$6; $5 (ages 65+); free (ages 0-12). Guided tour (includes museum admission) $25; $20 (ages 0-11). Prices may vary, phone ahead.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-4:30, May-Sept.; Tues.-Sat. 10-4 and by appointment, rest of year. Guided walking tours depart Tues.-Thurs. at 1:30, May-Sept. Closed July 4, Labor Day and winter holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.