Ketchikan, Alaska: Dolly's House Museum: Brothel

The first brothel in Ketchikan, and the home of Madam Dolly Arthur. Tour includes her bedroom and bathroom, with a shower curtain embroidered with silk condom flowers.

Address:
24 Creek St., Ketchikan, AK
Directions:
On the Creek St. boardwalk, just north of Stedman St. A block back from the cruise ship dock.
Hours:
May-Sep. 8-5 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Adults $5.
RA Rates:
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Brothel shower curtain.

Dolly's House Museum: Brothel

Just had to submit a picture of the silk condoms embroidered on the brothel shower curtain. Worth its weight in gold!

[Michael Almony, 06/19/2016]

Exterior of Dolly's Brothel Museum: a tidy, green-painted house next to a boardwalk.

Dolly's House Museum: Brothel

The first brothel in Ketchikan, and the home of Madam Dolly Arthur. Tour includes her bedroom and bathroom, with a shower curtain embroidered with silk condom flowers.

[David Kamada, 10/23/2012]

The Ketchikan Creek Street red light district prospered from the 1920s to the 1950s. Dolly must have been rich and exhausted.


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