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Alaska Native Heritage Center

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Address: 8800 Heritage Center Dr, Anchorage, AK 99506
Phone Number: 907 330 8000
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Arts and crafts, Dining, Antiquing
Description: Alaskan native culture is presented through storytelling, dancing...
Alaskan native culture is presented through storytelling, dancing, craft-making and simulated, life-sized villages representing each of the five main indigenous groups.
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This attraction is tucked away a bit. But it showcases the Native Alaskan experience. For us it was a one time visit that we really enjoyed. It will take a couple of hours to do... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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california
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

This attraction is tucked away a bit. But it showcases the Native Alaskan experience. For us it was a one time visit that we really enjoyed. It will take a couple of hours to do it right.

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York, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I spent about 5 hours and was enthralled by all the things to see and do. the Alabaskan part was brilliant I would defiantly say a A must visit

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I don't like to go to museums when I'm on vacation but my wife talked me into visiting the Alaska Native Heritage Center. At first, I wasn't impressed as our tour started off with some nice native artifacts and art work which could have been anywhere. Next, though,we watched a great native dance show put on by some native Alaskan... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a place that I could spend lots of time at. Our family has been here many times and each time is an experience. If you're blessed to be here on a warm, dry day - spend as much time exploring the outside exhibits as possible. They have people at each cultural site that can answer questions and tell... More 

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Seffner, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We were camped very near this center. We enjoyed the various dances that the native students put on. Also the huts and homes that the natives constructed to live in in years long ago was very interesting. The artisans work was very beautiful....

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lagrange oh
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Really enjoyed the authentic displays & performances. Exhibits are wonderful & you can actually speak to the natives at each exhibit to learn more about the cultures. They have Native handmade items for sale, so many one- of-a-kind

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Anchorage, Alaska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is one of my favorite places to go in Anchorage. I always learn something new about the culture of the native people of Alaska. The exhibits are fantastic and authentic and when there are native people there to explain their heritage, well, it just doesn't get any better. I have been there many times and never tire of it.... More 

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Kenai, Alaska
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We have taken out of state guests to this place many times and all have found it worthwhile. There are authentic displays of the major native cultures as well as live performances. You can call ahead for a schedule. Plan to spend an hour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

We arrived in Anchorage for two week trip. After traveling all day we decided to do something simple. The Center had interesting exhibits from different native cultures in Alaska. It was worth seeing once, but would not go again.

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Wildwood, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Native Alaskans guide small groups from one authentic accommodation to the next. The visitors enter the authentic living spaces that are furnished as if in use. An explanation of the life of the people in the space is described. Plenty of time is available for questions. I think the tour ran a little long because of the many questions actually.

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