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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

625 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99501 (Downtown)
907-929-9201
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Ranked #3 of 103 Attractions in Anchorage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, History Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Traveler Description: The Anchorage Museum features permanent exhibits on Alaska art, history, science and Alaska Native culture. It also features a rotating schedule of... more »
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Activities for young children, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
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Anchorage, Alaska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

The original Anchorage Museum was a great destination for tourists and locals for many years. Entering from Seventh Avenue was quite impressive as you saw a beautiful atrium, (but an inoperatable fountain), and a grand staircase - a perfect venu for concerts, weddings, dances, meetings, and of course, viewing. Then they decided to double the size, but not the parking,... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

good to visit. impressive collection and history of alaska from the time the state belongs to russia time and sold to america till now.. amazing discoveries, very good exhibits... not enough time to finish touring this museum! what a pity! food at the cafe is good!

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Sydney
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The collection of artifacts at the museum were a good incite into the struggles of the past. There was no negatives for me. Well worth a visit.

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Summerville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Information and displays of the world pollution of plastic should be something that should be shown throughout the world.

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Canby, Oregon
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were in Anchorage visiting our son at JBER Air Force Base. Since he is stationed there, they allow military and their family free entry. There were 7 of us total! Fascinating place. Many animals, indigineous peoples displays, pioneers, etc. Make the time to go.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This museum is large with a variety of exhibits, two places to eat and a lovely gift shop. During our visit, the Brick by Brick Lego exhibit was a real draw to kids and adults alike. The kids could play with the Lego and adults could marvel at the art created around these plastic blocks. There are several galleries with... More

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Neath, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I normally switch off after an hour at a museum, but this was an excellent presentation and I would have been gutted to have missed it. Yes, the rain did influence us in our choice to enter (is it always raining in Anchorage?!) but it's extremely interesting - the history of the various races making up this area and the... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Spent a rainy afternoon here. Do not miss the smithsonian room. Great videos. Enjoyed all of the museum. Nice cafe area. Gift shop was also nice. Staff helpful. Had great storage lockers.

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

A fabulous exhibit from the Smithsonian that is a must see. Lots of items are displayed in a very artful way. Also, short videos help to understand the "then and now" of native life. There is also a very good and reasonably priced restaurant in the museum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Very nice museum. Some very interesting exhibits that relate to Alaska. Definitely worth a stop for a few hours to use up an afternoon.

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