Jeff. Smiths Parlor Museum Virtual Tour

 
 

Once the location of Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith's saloon, this building was converted into a museum in the 1930s. Martin Itjen, local tourism promoter, filled this building with strange taxidermy, early animatronics, and Alaskan artifacts.

 
Bottles, glasses, and other items line an old back bar with a mirror behind them

The George & Edna Rapuzzi Collection

Learn more about some of the unique and historic items in Jeff. Smiths Parlor Museum donated by the Rasmuson Foundation.

A ranger walks towards people in front of a small, white building

Jeff. Smiths Parlor Museum

A building with a varied past, today a unique museum celebrating Skagway's tourism history.

A ranger talks to people in a museum

Jeff. Smiths Parlor Museum Tour

Discover the legend and more behind one of Alaska's oldest museums.

Last updated: November 6, 2019

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Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
P.O. Box 517

Skagway, AK 99840

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