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Seward Museum
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.

2019-20 Winter Museum Hours
Sept 17 - May 9
Mon-Thurs: By advance appointment only
Fri & Sat: Noon-5pm
Free Winter Admission

Projected 2020 Summer Museum Hours
May 11 - Sept 12
Note: Subject to change
Tues-Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 5pm (Thanks to RBHS volunteers!)
Closed Monday
Admission $4 for ages 13+
Cash only

Projected 2020 Summer MOVIES@2
Join us Summer 2020 (mid-May to mid-Sept) for a daily showing, 2-3pm, of the Iditarod National Historic Trail: A History followed by the 1964 earthquake movie, Waves Over Seward. Donations are appreciated! We are the only place to view these Alaskan historical movies on a regular basis. Thank you to the Iditarod Historic Trail Alliance and the Seward Community Library Association for giving us permission to show their movie 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.  We only accept cash, no cards.

Museum Appointments
Contact the Library Front Desk to schedule an appointment for a 30 or 60 minute appointment when the museum is closed.  Availability is limited, but we will accommodate requests as we are able.  School group visits are also welcome.  Contact the Program Coordinator for more information.  Donations are 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 the Curator to ask about scheduling a research appointment.

Image Use Requests
Contact the Curator to request permission to use images belonging to the Resurrection Bay Historical Society.  Contact the Seward Community Library Association directly at to ask about their photo collection.

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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