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Seward Museum
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Seward Museum
Valarie Kingsland

Madeline McGraw

Resurrection Bay Historical Society

Physical: 239 Sixth Ave
Mailing: PO Box 2389
Seward, AK  99664

Ph: (907) 224-3902
Fx: (907) 224-3521

Stop by to learn about Seward's history at the museum, located near downtown Seward at Sixth Avenue and Adams Street. 

Resurrection Bay Historical Society
The museum is a partnership between the City of Seward and the Resurrection Bay Historical Society, whose collection of objects, photographs and archives is housed and exhibited in our museum spaces.  Visit their website for more information and learn how to become a member.

2017-18 Winter Museum Hours
September 18 - May 12
Tues-Thurs:  by advanced appointment
Fri-Sat: 12pm - 5pm
Closed Sunday & Monday
Free Winter Admission

Projected 2018 Summer Hours
May 15 - September 16
Museum Summer Hours
Tues-Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 5pm (Thanks to RBHS volunteers!)
Closed Monday
Admission $4 for ages 13+

Museum Admission
Winter Admission is free.  Summer admission is $4.00 a person.  Children ages 12 and under and members of the Resurrection Bay Historical Society are free.

Museum Appointments
Contact the Library Front Desk or Curator to schedule an appointment for 30 or 60 minutes when the museum is closed.  We will accommodate requests as we are able.  Donations appreciated.

Every summer, a historical movie about Seward is shown at 2pm at the Library Museum.  We will update our Movie@2 programming for summer 2018 in the spring.  Donations appreciated.

Children's Area
A collection of books about museums, local history and interests, as well as play things that represent our community, environment and history have been selected for the children's area in our museum.  Ask for the Museum Explorers Guide and scavenger hunt activity sheets at the front desk.

Earthquake Movie
The 1964 earthquake movie, Waves Over Seward, made possible by the Seward Community Library Association, Rasmussen Foundation, Alaska Humanities Forum and the City of Seward, can be purchased at both Library and the Museum front desks.  Please contact the Seward Community Library Association for more information about the Waves Over Seward movie.

Research Appointments
Contact the Curator to schedule a research appointment.

Image Use Requests
Contact the Curator to request permission to use images belonging to the Resurrection Bay Historical Society or the Seward Community Library Association. 

Visit the Alaska Digital Archives for a sample of the photo collections we house.

Bits of History Videos
Watch award winning historical videos about Seward online: Bits of History

City of Seward • P.O. Box 167, 410 Adams Street City Hall Building • Seward, Alaska 99664 • (907) 224-3331
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