Virtual Walking Tour of Old Town Launches

Virtual Walking Tour of Old Town Launches

Virtual Walking Tour of Old Town Launches

Valdez, Alaska July 1, 2016 – The Valdez Museum and Historical Archive is excited to announce the launch of our online virtual walking tour of Old Town Valdez. The virtual tour features historic sites marked by the Pioneers of Alaska Igloos #7 and #2. Viewers can access historic photos and information which elaborate the story of Old Town from its role in the Klondike gold rush era to the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake and subsequent relocation of the town. The online Old Town Walking Tour is designed to be used on cellular devices out at Old Town or from web-capable devices anywhere in the world.

For a self-guided walking tour out at Old Town, scan the QR codes attached to each historic signpost or log on to

For a guided walking tour, please see the Museum Calendar or Walking Tours for scheduled tours, or call the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive at (907)-835-2764 to schedule a personalized guided tour.

The Valdez Museum gratefully acknowledges Bob and Linda Felland and ConocoPhillips Alaska for their generous support of this project.

About the Valdez Museum:

The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive is an active place. We bring the stories of our community’s history alive through our programs and activities. Please come visit us at our two locations: The Valdez Museum in the heart of downtown at 217 Egan Drive and the Remembering Old Valdez Exhibit on the waterfront at 436 S. Hazelet.

Contact: Patricia Relay – Tel: 907 835 2764 Email: