Welcome to the Baranov Museum

Baranov Museum
At the Baranov Museum you can discover the history of Kodiak, Alaska through a variety of permanent and temporary exhibits, educational programs, and special events.

Explore Kodiak's rich history, from Alutiiq culture and the Russian colonial period to the early American era, WWII and the present day. The Baranov Museum is located within Kodiak's 200-year-old National Historic Landmark building known as the Russian American Magazin, or the Erskine House.


Hours & Admission

Summer hours:
10 - 4pm Monday - Saturday; 

Winter hours:
10 - 3pm Tuesday - Sat.
Special Opening on request

Admission: $5.00 for adults,
children 12 & under are FREE

Photos with Father Christmas

Baranov Museum Christmas Celebration
Saturday, December 6th, 10am to 12pm

Join us for a visit with Father Christmas, he'd love to hear your wishlist.  Bring your camera for a free photo and make a free kids craft.  Pick up your Christmas presents during our store wide sale, 10% off all our local art, jewlery, nesting dolls, books, toys and more and 20% all holdiay items.
Storytime on the Porch

Saturday, November 22nd, 10:30am - 11:30am

Join us on the porch to enjoy two short story books.  Bring your favorite stuffed friend.  For children ages 3 to 6 with accompanied parents.  Free.
Kodiak Historical Society & Baranov Museum Annual Meeting

2013.annualmtgflyer.jpgWednesday, October 22nd, 7pm

At the Kodiak Public Library

Our Annual Meeting is a chance to meet the staff and other members of the Kodiak Historical Society, hear about the activities over the last year that your support has made possible, vote in the Board of Directors election, win fun door prizes and enjoy delicious refreshments.  We'll be showcasing three of the films from our Kodiak Remembers the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill History & Film Course and the students who made them.
Block Printing Workshop with Beverly Cole

14.09.18.beverlycoleblockprint.jpgThursday, September 18th, 6pm to 9pm

Friday, September 19th, 6pm to 9pm

Learn the art of relief printmaking during a two day workshop with artist Beverly Cole.

You'll make your own reusable carving block and use it to print on an organic cotton bag and a set of 5 cards and envelopes. Workshop fee supplies all the materials, $36 for members and $50 for non-members. Beginners are welcome, ages 13 and up.

This is a two-day workshop on Thursday, September 18th and Friday, September 19th from 6pm to 9pm. 
The class size is limited and pre-registration is required. Please call us at 486-5920 to register.