Public Programs

First Friday: Art in the Capitol Tour

First Friday: Art in the Capitol Tour

  • September 6th
  • 4:00-6:00pm
  • FREE

Join City Museum tour guides, Betsy Longenbaugh, Jim Baldwin and Sally Donaldson for a free tour of the Alaska State Capitol art collection on First Friday, September 6th from 4-6pm.  The Alaska State Capitol houses artwork by a variety of artists including Sydney Laurence, Byron Birdsall and Herb Bonnet. Tour guides will gather at the Seward Street entrance to greet visitors. Tours will include viewing of artwork throughout the building, information about the Capitol, and state history.  Admission to the Juneau-Douglas City Museum will be free during this event.

Free Alaska State Capitol Tours May 28 through September 25

Free Alaska State Capitol Tours May 28 through September 25

The City Museum offers FREE weekly tours of the State Capitol from May through September. Led by City Museum volunteers, these tours begin at the Capitol and last one hour.  Tours run Monday-Friday from 9:30am-10:30am, 11:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-2:00pm and 2:30pm-3:30pm. Sign-up sheets are located in the lobby of the Capitol and each tour is limited to 10 people. At this time, we are unable to offer tours every day. Please call the Museum for updated weekly schedules (586-3572).

Weekly Historic Downtown Walking Tours Through September

Weekly Historic Downtown Walking Tours Through September

Join an enthusiastic local guide for a walk around Juneau's original town site and learn about some of the people and events that shaped our city. The tour includes admission to the Museum (come a little early so as to spend time with the exhibits) and a visit to Alaska's Capital Inn for late-afternoon tea. Pre-registration is required. Call the Museum at 586-3572 to confirm your spot, as the group maximum is 10 participants, or purchase a ticket online.