Attractions

Historic Building in Skagway

Moore’s Cabin

A block southeast of the city museum is Skagway’s oldest building, Moore's Cabin. Captain William Moore and his son, Bernard, built the cabin in 1887, when they staked out their homestead as the founders of the town…
Historic Site in Skagway

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

The NPS center is in the original 1898 White Pass & Yukon Route depot. The center features displays – the most impressive being a replica of the ton of supplies every miner had to carry over the Chilkoot Pass – …
Gardens in Skagway

Jewell Gardens

If the crowds are overwhelming you, cross the Skagway River to Jewell Gardens. Located where Henry Clark started the first truck farm in Alaska, the garden is a quiet spot of flowerbeds, ponds, giant vegetables and …
Museum in Skagway

Skagway Museum

Skagway Museum is not only one of the finest in a town filled with museums but one of the finest in the Southeast. It occupies the entire 1st floor of the venerable century-old McCabe Building, a former college, and…
Museum in Skagway

Mascot Saloon Museum

The only saloon in Alaska that doesn’t serve booze – but it did during the gold rush, and plenty of it. Built in 1898, the Mascot was one of Skagway's 80 to 100 saloons in its heyday as ‘the roughest place in the wo…
Historic Building in Skagway

Wells Fargo Bank

This bank dates back to 1916 when a group of East Coast businessmen founded the National Bank of Alaska and built the bank a year later. Today it is an interesting place to visit even if you’re not short on cash. Tw…
Museum in Skagway

Junior Ranger Activity Center

At the Pantheon Saloon, built in 1903, kids are the customers. The historic bar is now home to the park’s Junior Ranger Program where children and their parents examine artifacts that they can touch, dress up as sta…
Historic Site in Skagway

Dyea

In 1898 Skagway’s rival city, Dyea (die-yee), at the foot of the Chilkoot Trail, was the trailhead for the shortest route to Lake Bennett, where stampeders began their float to Dawson City. After the White Pass &…
Cemetery in Skagway

Gold Rush Cemetery & Reid Falls

Visitors who become infatuated with Smith and Reid can walk out to this cemetery, a 1.5-mile stroll northeast on State St. Follow State until it curves into 23rd Ave and just before crossing the bridge over the Skag…
Historic Building in Skagway

Arctic Brotherhood Hall

The most outlandish building of the seven-block historical corridor along Broadway St, and possibly the most photographed building in Alaska, is this defunct fraternal hall that was a club for prospectors, now home …