The Roundhouse at Alyeska Museum

Alaska's Only Mountaintop Museum and Interpretive Center

Patience Brewster Figures only at the Roundhouse Museum

Patience Brewster, Inc. is a small one artist company creating unique ornaments, gifts and textiles from start to finish.

The Roundhouse at Alyeska Museum is the ONLY location in the State of Alaska that offers the “Patience Brewster” line.

We have 16 different moose and reindeer figures and others.

Check the Home page for hours of operation and please contact us if you have questions or need further information.

 

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Laurel Downing Bill, award winning Alaska author

Roundhouse Laurel AuthorStorytelling and Book Signing

The Roundhouse at Alyeska Museum

Top of the Tram

Girdwood, Alaska

Friday, August 19th

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Join award-winning Alaska author/speaker Laurel Downing Bill as she shares stories from Alaska’s colorful past!

Laurel Downing Bill, author of the popular Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska history series and featured historian on KTVA CBS Channel 11 show titled “Alaska Story Time with Aunt Phil”

Did you know that the last shot of the American Civil War happened in the Bering Sea of Alaska? Or that infamous gunslinger-lawman Wyatt Earp spent time in Alaska during its gold-rush heyday? Or that World War II hero Jimmy Doolittle grew up in Nome in the early 1900s?

These and many more entertaining nonfiction stories fill the pages of the five-book Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska histRoundhouse Trunk of Booksory series. Come meet the  author and learned more fun facts about the nation’s 49th state!

Critics agree that “Aunt Phil’s Trunk is the most well researched, well written and fun to read Alaska history available.”

Laurel Downing Bill, award winning Alaska author, Aug. 19th 11 am

Roundhouse Laurel Author

Storytelling and Book Signing

The Roundhouse at Alyeska Museum

Top of the Tram

Girdwood, Alaska

Friday, July 1

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Join award-winning Alaska author/speaker Laurel Downing Bill as she shares stories from Alaska’s colorful past!

Laurel Downing Bill, author of the popular Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska history series and featured historian on KTVA CBS Channel 11 show titled “Alaska Story Time with Aunt Phil”

Did you know that the last shot of the American Civil War happened in the Bering Sea of Alaska? Or that infamous gunslinger-lawman Wyatt Earp spent time in Alaska during its gold-rush heyday? Or that World War II hero Jimmy Doolittle grew up in Nome in the early 1900s?

These and many more entertaining nonfiction stories fill the pages of the five-book Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska histRoundhouse Trunk of Booksory series. Come meet the  author and learned more fun facts about the nation’s 49th state!

Critics agree that “Aunt Phil’s Trunk is the most well researched, well written and fun to read Alaska history available.”

Archival Grant

A $10,000 matching grant offered through Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area Organization granted the Roundhouse at Alyeska Museum a grant with monies raised with the assistance of fundraising efforts. These moneis were applied to a much needed historic archive project.

The archive files are digital and available to the public for education purposes.

Cultural Events in Girdwood

The amazing list of visual and musical artists that have continually supported the Roundhouse Museum through their volunteer gifts of music and talents since 2014 are:

Patty and Dave Hamre – string instruments
Sarah Barthaolomew – viola and fiddle
Sarahndipity – string youth group
Bayou Glacee – Cajun style music
Teresa Ascone – author and artist of the Alaska Berry Fairy Tale books
Kitty Kincaid – silk artist of Kincaid Art Tech
Eva Earl – songwriter, singer, guitar player

Alaskan authors:
Willie Hensley, Fifty Miles from Tomorrow
James Barnett, Captain Cook in Alaska, North Pacific
Jean Persons, M.D., From Dog Sleds to Float Planes
Matthias Breitter, Bears A Year in the Life, Wild Alaska, Inside Passage,
Bear of Katmai
Dan Bigley, Beyond the Bear
Kaylene Johnson, Trails Across Time
James Sweeney, Alaska Expedition Marine Life Solidarity

They have volunteered their time presenting their books which offer interesting aspects of Alaska and the surrounding area to benefit the Roundhouse Museum.