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Sitka is home to 24 historic landmarks! With 3 exciting and information-packed museums, an outstanding national park, wildlife viewing and native culture, there's lots of options for all ages and interests!...MORE

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sitka downtownAncestral home of the Kiksadi Tlingit Indians, captured by capitalistic Russians, sold to the Americans-Sitka carries the legacy of each. This fascinating heritage is well documented in local museums housing rare historical archives and artifacts. Nestled amongst Sitka's unparalleled natural splendor, Sitka boasts twenty-four attractions listed on the National Register of Historic Places, seven of which are National Historic Landmarks.

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Alaska Raptor Center

A pioneering wildlife project, the Raptor Center has for years proven that dedicated volunteer effort and innovative veterinary medicine can make a life-or-death difference on Alaska's raptors (birds More »

ANB Hall

  • 235 Katlian Street
  • Sitka, AK 99835

The Alaska Native Brotherhood building is a registered National Historic Landmark built in 1914. Located on Katlian Street in the  heart of the traditional Tlingit village, it serves as an Alaska More »

Building 29

  • 206 Lincoln Street
  • Sitka, AK 99835

 Building 29 (Currently the Log Cache), also known as the Tilson Building, is one of the few structures surviving from the Russian era of Alaska History.  Built in 1835, it is listed with More »

Castle Hill

  • 100 Lincoln Street
  • Sitka, AK 99835

(Baranof Castle Site) An Early stronghold of the Kiksadi clan. Later a succession of Russian buildings were erected on this site. The last one, known as "Baranof's Castle", was erected in 1837, and More »

Fortress Of The Bear

A 501 (c)3 non-profit education and rescue center with an exquisite three-quarter acre habitat for orphaned Brown Bear cubs complete with covered viewing areas.  Alaska Brown Bear viewing in a More »

Harrigan Centennial Hall

Built in 1967, during Alaska's Centennial celebration, the building is still one of the finest in the state.  It houses the Sitka Historical Society, a local history collection located in More »

Japonski Island

  • Island adjacent to Sitka
  • Sitka, AK 99835

WW II headquarters for military forces who served in Sitka. During WW II, Japonski Island was connected by a man-made causeway in the 1940's to the surrounding chain of islands which served as a More »

Mariner's Wall

  • 231 Katlian Street
  • Sitka, AK 99835

Located at ANB Harbor (which is off of Katlian Street), this dedicated brick wall with 2,000 inscriptions represents the rich maritime history of Southeast Alaska and a special memorial to More »

New Archangel Dancers

Authentic Russian and Ukranian dances performed by local women in lively-colored authentic costumes.  The New Archangel Dancers perform when cruise ships are in port, approximately May to More »

Princess Maksoutoff's Grave

  • Princess Way
  • Sitka, AK 99835

Located behind the Pioneer's Home in the Lutheran cemetery, Princess Maksoutoff was the first wife of Alaska's last Russian American governor, Dimitrii Maksoutoff. 

Russian Bishop's House

  • 105 Lincoln Street
  • Sitka, AK 99835
  • Phone: (907) 747-6281
  • Website: www.nps.gov/sitk

The oldest intact Russian building in Sitka was built in 1842, by the Russian American Company as a residence for the Bishop of the Orthodox Church.   Bishop Innocent (Ivan Veniaminov) was More »

Russian Block House

  • N Side 120 Katlian Street
  • Sitka, AK 99835

Replica of the block house that separated Russian and Tlingit sections of Sitka after the Tlingits moved back into the area 20 years following the 1804 battle.  Located on the North side of More »

Saint Michael's Cathedral

  • 240 Lincoln Street
  • Sitka, AK 99835
  • Phone: (907) 747-8120

Important collection of Russian Orthodox art and rare church treasures. Built in 1844-48, it was totally destroyed by fire in January of 1966.  Many of the precious icons and More »

Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Native Dancers

The Tlingit Dancers perform in connection with Sitka Tribal Tours at the Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Community House.  Hear the songs of tradition handed down by generations of a living More »

Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Tribal Community House

  • 456 Katlian Street
  • Sitka, AK 99835
  • Toll-free: (888) 270-8687
  • Phone: (907) 747-7290
  • Website: www.sitkatours.com

Constructed on a site that once housed the Indian Government School, the Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Tribal Community House offers Native dance performances in full regalia, story telling, cultural More »

Sheldon Jackson Museum

Sheldon Jackson Museum is home to one of the oldest native culture collections in Alaska, collected by Dr. Sheldon Jackson, General Agent of Education, between 1880 and 1900. The present building, the More »

Sitka Historical Society & Museum

All elements of Sitka's history converge in one place: The Sitka Historical Museum. Packed with displays, photographs and artifacts from Sitka's Tlingit, Russian and American history, the museum is a More »

Sitka Lutheran Church

Sitka Lutheran Church is the site of the first Protestant Church on the West coast of North America which contains original artifacts from the original 1843 Finnish Lutheran Church:  1844 More »

Sitka National Historical Park

This scenic 107 acre park preserves and interprets the site of a Tlingit Indian Fort and the battle fought between the Russians and the Tlingits in 1804.  A fine collection of Haida & Tlingit More »

Sitka Pioneers Home

  • 120 Katlian Street
  • Sitka, AK 99835

Built in 1934 on the old Russian Parade Ground, this is a state home for elderly Alaskans. Handicrafts made by the residents are sold in the gift shop located on the first floor.  The pioneers More »

Sitka Sound Science Center

Experience the spectacular diversity of the many amazing creatures that thrive in the waters surrounding Sitka. See an artist's mural of the Southeast Alaska ecosystem, an 800 gallon Wall of Water More »

St. Peter's By The Sea Episcopal Church

  • 611 Lincoln Street
  • Sitka, AK 99835

Since Sitka was the capital of Territorial Alaska in 1895, it was chosen as the "See City" by Bishop Rowe.  In 1899, the first service was held in St. Peter's.  In 1901, St. Peter's was More »

The Alaska Marine Highway

Consider a different adventure to experience the majestic Southeast Alaska --take the Alaska Marine Highway ferry! The only Byway of its kind, Alaska's Marine Highway lets you leave the driving to More »

Totem Square

  • 200 Katlian St
  • Sitka, AK 99835

Totem Square contains a Russian cannon and three anchors recovered from the Sitka vicinity, probably lost by early British or American explorers.  The totem pole displays the double-headed eagle More »

Whale Park

  • Located on Sawmill Creek Rd.
  • Sitka, AK 99835

Dedicated in July 1995, Whale Park provides an opportunity to view wildlife (from the boardwalk), including humpback whales in the late fall and early spring months. The park is located about 6 miles More »

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