Welcome to the Kodiak Historical Society & 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 Alaska’s oldest surviving building, a 200-year-old National Historic Landmark known as the Russian American Magazin, or the Erskine House.



Employment Opportunity

The Kodiak Historical Society & Baranov Museum is seeking a full time Curator of Collections and Exhibits.  Learn more here.

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