Haines, Alaska is the home of a truly unique museum.
The Hammer Museum is the world’s first museum dedicated to hammers. The Hammer Museum provides a view of the past through the use of man’s first tool. You will find over 1500 hammers on display, ranging from ancient times to the present. The museum is a 501c3 non profit organization which is run entirely by volunteers.
The Hammer Museum has received international recognition through television, radio, and newspaper and magazine articles.
This quaint and quirky museum is an interesting and informative stop for the whole family. The Hammer Museum is located at 108 Main Street, and is a must see for summer visitors to Haines. It is open May through September, Monday-Friday, 10 AM - 5 PM.. Admission is $3, kids 12 and under free.