Chilkat Theater

Relive Tlingit history and culture.


Award-winning film on Tlingit history and culture.

Watch Seeing Daylight, an 18-minute award-winning film on Tlingit history and culture. Shown in the 120 seat Chilkat theatre on the hour and half hour, Seeing Daylight was produced by, and features, many local Alaska Natives. This beautiful film is complimentary.

The Tlingit way of life

Learn about the indigenous ways of life that has thrived for over ten thousand years.

Presented by a cultural guardian, you will get a quick lesson in Tlingit. Also, you can see live performance from a local group. Native artists are often featured in the complex working on wood, fossilized ivory or silver carvings, making dolls, sewing garments, beading or creating large totem poles out of cedar logs.

  • 18

    minute long film

  • 120

    seats in the theatre

  • 000

    visitors watched the film


Shop for gifts & visit our gallery

Goldbelt Tram Gifts isn't a typical gift shop, it's also part museum and gallery, featuring original, one of a kind arts from well-known Tlingit artists.