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

Winter Raffle

Support Kodiak's history in our Winter Raffle

and get a chance to win 2 round trip tickets anywhere Alaska Airlines flies, a dinner cruise for 2 with Galley Gourment or $200 at the Baranov Museum Store.  Stop by the Baranov Museum to purchase tickets.
Raffle tickets are $25 each or 5 for $100.  All proceeds go the Kodiak Historical Society for the operation of the Baranov Museum.  Only 500 tickets will be sold.  Drawing held February 28th, 2015, need not be present to win.
Arts & Crafts at the Baranov
acb_valentines_flat.jpgLearn to Make Woven Heart Valentines!
 11:30 - 2:30 Saturday, February 7th

This  is a (free) fun craft for all ages.
(Children under 8 years of age may require parental assistance)
Storytime on the Porch

Saturday, January 24th, 10:30am

Join us for a free story on the Baranov Museum porch. We’ll explore Kodiak through picture books and brief tours of the Museum appropriate for ages 3 to 6. Bring your child and their favorite stuffed friend to build early literacy, social skills and a love of history.
Arts & Crafts at the Baranov

Free Paper Mask Making/Decorating 
     Saturday, January 10th
     between 11:30am and 2:30pm

In honor of Kodiak's history of Russian New Year masquerade celebrations, the Baranov Museum if offering FREE paper mask making/decorating for parents with children and for teens and adults.