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Valarie Kingsland


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.

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

Daily at 2pm
May 14 - Sept 15

Join us for a daily showing of the 1964 earthquake movie, Waves Over Seward, and the Iditarod National Historic Trail: A History. Each movie is 25 minutes and will be shown back to back with a suggested $4 donation. We are the only place in Alaska to view these special historic Alaska movies on a regular basis!

We thank the Iditarod Historic Trail Alliance and the Seward Community Library Association for giving us special permission to show these movies to the public!

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 to schedule an appointment for a 30 or 60 minute appointment when the museum is closed.  We will accommodate requests as we are able, but availability is limited.  School group visits are also welcome.  Contact us for more information.  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.

Research Appointments
Contact us to ask about scheduling a research appointment.

Image Use Requests
Contact us to request permission to use images belonging to the Resurrection Bay Historical Society. 

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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