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Heritage Library and Museum

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Address: C St. and Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage, AK
Phone Number: 907-265-2834
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Description: Home to numerous Alaskan paintings and cultural artifacts as well as a...
Home to numerous Alaskan paintings and cultural artifacts as well as a small library with Alaskan literature.
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Great little museum with much to recommend it. Free admission, too!

This is a wonderful, if compact, museum of Alaskan cultural history and heritage, hidden in the lobby of the local Wells Fargo Bank. Smallish, it is packed with wonderfully... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is a wonderful, if compact, museum of Alaskan cultural history and heritage, hidden in the lobby of the local Wells Fargo Bank. Smallish, it is packed with wonderfully displayed prehistoric artifacts, more recent native tools and dress from the last couple of centuries, scrimshaw, a few historic paintings, a full-sized kayak, Alaskan coins and tokens, a huge gold nugget... More 

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Tybee Island, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We were very glad we stumbled on this place on a rainy day. It is truly wonderful. It is well-arranged and curated, an excellent collection of books, artifacts and pieces of art displayed in a way that allows for a comfortable browsing around. The staff was very helpful and friendly, opening up before the official hours when he saw up... More 

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New York, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2010

I had never been to AK before so this was a must-stop for me! I wanted to learn a little more about this crazy cold place so we went to the heritage museum. It was a neat experience but it was really geared towards kids. They had a bunch of exhibits that showed the history of the state and a... More 

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