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Sheldon Jackson Museum Re-opening

by Amy Carney on 2020-07-02T16:40:49-08:00 in Sheldon Jackson Museum | Comments

Sitka – The Sheldon Jackson Museum will reopen to walk-in visitors on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Reservations will no longer be necessary. Public hours will remain Wednesday through Saturday, from 12PM to 4PM weekly. 

Continued guidelines to ensure the safety of our community:

  • Please bring a credit or debit card for admission; cash-less and receipt-less admissions are encouraged.
  • Face coverings, for visitors and staff, are strongly encouraged. When available, face coverings may be provided.
  • Please maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet between individuals and household groups.
  • Artists in Residence may be working in the galleries, please be respectful of social distance. 
  • Public programs and guided tours, remain cancelled. 
  • Anyone, visitor or staff, displaying symptoms of COVID-19 may not enter the building.
  • Handwashing may be done in the public restroom.  Employees will wash their hands frequently and visitors are encouraged to do the same. Hand sanitizer will be available for staff and patrons when available.
  • High-touch surfaces will be sanitized twice daily.

The Museum is compliant with State mandates pertaining to Alaska State Libraries, Archives, and Museums.


  • General Adult - $5
  • Senior (65 & older) - $4
  • Youth (18 years & younger), Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum and ASM Pass holders - Free
  • Please call 907-747-8981 if you have any questions.

Media Contact:

Patience Frederiksen

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