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The Baranov Museum

Written by: Posted on: December 31, 1969 at 7:00PMPosted in: Main Topic

Do you want to learn more about our beautiful Emerald Isle? 

At the Baranov Museum you can discover the history of Kodiak, Alaska through a variety of permanent and temporary exhibits, educational programs, and special events.

Explore Kodiak’s rich history, from Alutiiq culture and the Russian colonial period to the early American era, WWII and the present day.  The Baranov Museum is located within Kodiak’s 200-year-old National Historic Landmark building known as the Russian American Magazin, or the Erskine House.  (The Baranov Museum, n.d., para. 1-2)

In the winter, the Baranov Museum is open from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and for special openings on request.  The museum is open in the summer from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday.  Admission to the Baranov Museum is $5.00 for adults and free for children 12 and under.

If you are interested in learning more about The Baranov Museum, please call Discover Kodiak at 486-4782 or stop by the visitor’s center located at 100 Marine Way, Suite 200.


The Baranov Museum. (n.d.). Welcome to the Baranov Museum. Retrieved from

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