Our exhibits interpret Kodiak’s 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) non-profit organization, operates the Baranov Museum in partnership with the City of Kodiak.


Baranov Museum in June, 2015
January 3 @ 8:00 am

Employment Opportunity: Executive Director

Executive Director Position open at the Kodiak Historical Society. The Kodiak Historical Society (KHS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization incorporated in 1954 with a mission to preserve and share Kodiak history.  KHS and the Baranov Museum are located within a c. 1808 National Historic Landmark facility, owned by the City of Kodiak, for which the . . . MORE [MORE]

January 21 @ 10:30 am

Storytime on the Porch

Join us in reading Jan Brett’s classic winter story, The Mitten on the Porch at the Baranov Museum. For ages 3-5 and their families, this event is sponsored in part by the Spouse’s Association of Kodiak. [MORE]