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Southwestern Alaska

Alutiiq Museum & Archaeological Repository - Explore 7,500 years of Kodiak’s cultural history at the Alutiiq Museum & Archaeological Repository. The museum preserves and shares the cultural traditions of the Alutiiq people through exhibits, educational programs, publications, anthropological research, and the care of traditional objects.

The Baranov Museum - Housed in one of only four Russian-built structures remaining in the United States today. Originally built by Aleksandr Baranov in the early 1800’s as a fur warehouse, it is the only log building remaining in Kodiak on its original site.

Dig Afognak Archeological Expedition - Offers you an opportunity to learn about Alutiiq history and culture, while discovering the natural history, geology and botany of Afognak Island.

Kodiak Island Charters - Operating two high speed charters for sport fishing out of the City of Kodiak. Experienced sea captains and crews to help you fish this scenic wonderland in safety and comfort.

Museum of the Aleutians - A 9,400 square foot building and is the only archaeological research and Museum storage facility for the Aleutian Region.

Aleutian World War II National Historic Area - This place was the stage for two American tragedies: here, servicemen fought both the Japanese and the extreme weather, as hundreds of native Unangan people were interned a thousand miles away, longing to return to their island homes.

Kodiak Military History Museum - Located in the Ready Ammunition bunker at Miller Point in Fort Abercrombie.

The Extra Mile Tours - Come and take a beautiful historical tour with us. Tours specialize in historical sites, WWII sites, flower identification, trail hiking, and bird watching.

Yupiit Piciryarait Museum - The Museum is housed at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center. The current facility houses approximately 2,500 pieces of art, photos and artifacts. Galleries display exhibits of Yup'ik, Cup'ik, and Athabascan people of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta in ancient and contemporary times.