Southeast Alaska Discovery Center


The Southeast Alaska Discovery Center is located in downtown Ketchikan and offers excellent information for visitors who are new to Alaska. Come visit the center to view interactive displays focusing on the area's cultural and natural history. Also, video and interpretive programs are presented daily to enhance visitors understanding of the last frontier.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: May - October Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday - Sunday 8a.m. - 4 p.m. October - May Thursday - Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fees Entrance Fee: $5 per person; 15 years and younger FREE Golden Age passports accepted
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Ketchikan
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Located in downtown Ketchikan at 50 Main Street next to the pink Federal Building.

Recreation Map

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Use of Recreation Fees in Alaska

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