Our exhibits interpret Kodiak‚Äôs Russian era (1741-1867), the early American era (1867-1912) and the modern era (1912-present). The Kodiak Historical Society was formed by volunteers in 1954 to preserve and share Kodiak’s history. In 1967, the Baranov Museum opened in the Russian American Magazin, the oldest building in Alaska. The Kodiak Historical Society, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, operates the Baranov Museum in partnership with the City of Kodiak.


May 30

Blue Star Museum

The Baranov Museum is a Blue Star Museum! We have free admission for active duty military and up to five family members from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Stop in to experience Kodiak’s history. [MORE]

July 13 @ 8:00 am

Employment Opportunity: Curator of Education

The Kodiak Historical Society & Baranov Museum is now hiring for the Curator of Education position. The Curator of Education serves a critical role in the mission of the Kodiak Historical Society by activating learning inspired by the collections, stories and identity of Kodiak, and the vision of the organization. Under the direction of the Executive . . . MORE [MORE]