Jeff. Smiths Parlor Museum Tours

Facing the camera, a ranger stands on the steps of a small building with a sign "Jeff. Smiths Parlor" while people face her

NPS photo/S. Spatz

Find out how the story of gold rush outlaw Jeff. "Soapy" Smith became a legend, turned into a museum, and is now one of the treasures of the National Park Service. The saga unfolds through gold rush artifacts and many decades of Skagway curiosities. The museum is now restored to its 1960s glory.
  • Early May to late September
  • Daily at 11:15 am, 1:15 pm, and 4:15 pm
  • Tour lasts 30 minutes
  • Tour travels through all 3 rooms
  • Meet at the Jeff. Smiths Parlor Museum on 2nd Avenue and Broadway
  • Wheelchair accessible, service animals welcome
  • 14 people maximum per tour, first-come first-served
SAME-DAY TICKETS are free at the visitor center. Rangers give out tickets on the day of the tour on a first-come, first-served basis.

ADVANCE TICKETS are free. Reserve tours on recreation.gov. In June, July, and August it is common for tours to fill up before 10 am. Reserve online to get a tour that works best for your day.
 

Ranger guided tour

Tour the inside of one of the oldest museums in Alaska dedicated to "Soapy" Smith, early Alaskan oddities, and other curiosities now restored to its 1960s glory.

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Last updated: July 11, 2018

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Mailing Address:

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

Skagway, AK 99840

Phone:

(907) 983-9200

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