Seward’s historic downtown and picturesque boat harbor are home to quaint galleries, quirky shops, and one of the largest public mural collections in Alaska.

Art Galleries

Seward is home to a diverse array of talented artists and local makers. Colorful paintings, unique jewelry and ceramic art are a few of the items crafted by Seward residents. Our galleries feature carvings, baskets, dolls, drums, masks, prints, and etchings by Alaska Native artists.

Find a treasure

Museums & Heritage Centers

Curated by Resurrection Bay Historical Society, the Seward Community Museum houses a unique collection of objects, photographs and archives that document Seward’s colorful past. Additional world-class attractions are an easy drive from town.

Go back in history

Music & Entertainment

Live music is a regular occurence in the summer, when the daylight lingers all the way to last call. Local bars, cafes and coffeeshops all host concerts. Alaska’s most popular folk band, Blackwater Railroad, was formed in Seward and often plays shows for a lively hometown crowd.

Catch some tunes

Seward’s Murals

With 30 vibrant paintings dotting the downtown landscape, Seward is proudly known as the “Mural Capital of Alaska.” Each painting depicts unique historical characters, local events and natural landscapes. A walking tour is a great way to spend an afternoon.

Explore our murals

Shopping

From top-of-the-line outdoor gear to handmade local crafts, there’s something for everyone in the shops and galleries around Seward. Dozens of local artists sell their wares in our historic downtown shops. The harbor area also offers an array of Alaskan products and unique souvenirs.

Shop ‘til you drop

Seward Mural Tour
Salmon Sisters Shopping
Local food and drink