Last Chance Mining Museum

1001 Basin Rd.
Juneau, AK 99801- Map It
(907) 586-5338

AAA Editor Notes

Last Chance Mining Museum is just n. on Franklin St., just e. on 6th St., then 2 mi. n.e. following signs to 1001 Basin Rd. The museum is housed in a wood building used during the area's gold mining heydays 1912-1944. Collections feature one of the world's largest air compressors circa 1912, industrial tools, a 3-D map of the ore body and rail cars used to carry workers to the mine and deliver ore to the mill. Note: The parking lot and walkways are made of gravel; comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$5; free (ages 0-12).
Hours: Daily 9:30-12:30 and 3:30-6:30, mid-May to mid-Sept.