Attractions

Museum in Cordova

Cordova Museum

Adjacent to the Cordova Library, this museum is a small, grassroots collection worth seeing. Displays cover local marine life, relics from the town’s early history – including a captivating lighthouse lens – and a t…
Cultural Center in Cordova

Ilanka Cultural Center

This excellent museum, operated by local Alaska Natives, has a small but high-quality collection of Alaska Native art from all over the state. Don’t miss the intact killer-whale skeleton – one of only five in the wo…
Factory in Cordova

Salmon Canneries

Every summer Cordova’s population swells with young idealists, opportunists and stragglers hoping to make a mint canning salmon on 16-hour shifts.
Museum in Cordova

Prince William Sound Science Center

This dockside research facility offers themed ‘Discovery Packs’ for kids, which include information on the birds, flora and geology of Cordova. Inside the facility there’s not much for visitors save a few interestin…
Harbor in Cordova

Small-Boat Harbor

In Cordova, the standard greeting among locals is ‘Been fishing?’ Unsurprisingly, the harbor is the community’s heart, humming throughout the season as fishers frantically try to meet their quota before the runs are…
Memorial in Cordova

Cordova Fisherman’s Memorial