Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Skagway

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Museum & Visitor Center

The recently improved NPS center is in the original 1898 White Pass & Yukon Route depot. The center is spread over two interconnecting buildings. One contains a small museum explaining some of the Klondike backg…
Museum in Skagway

Skagway Museum

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

Dyea

In 1898 Skagway’s rival city, Dyea (die-ee) was the trailhead for Chilkoot Trail, the shortest route to Lake Bennett, where stampeders began their float to Dawson City. After the White Pass & Yukon Route railroa…
Notable Building in Skagway

Moore Homestead Museum

The founder of Skagway was not a gold-hungry Klondike stampeder but the savvy Captain William Moore, who arrived in the area on a hunch in 1887 and built himself a small cabin in the then uninhabited woods. The log …
Cemetery in Skagway

Gold Rush Cemetery & Reid Falls

Visitors who become infatuated with 'Soapy' Smith and Frank Reid can walk out to this wooded cemetery, a 1.5-mile stroll northeast on State St, where Smith, Reid and many others are buried. Follow State until it cur…
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 commercial vegetable farm in Alaska, the garden is a quiet spot of flower beds, ponds, giant…
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 …
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 during its heyday as ‘the roughest place in the…
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 Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park’s Junior Ranger Program, where children and their parents can touch and …
Museum in Skagway

Jeff Smith's Parlor

Soapy Smith’s old den of iniquity has recently been renovated by the National Park Service to keep the rose-tinted legend of the erstwhile conman alive. Entry is by tour only (except on weekends when it's open house…