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Alaska Law Enforcement Museum

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Address: 245 W 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2345
Phone Number: 907 279 5050
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Interesting history of early law enforcement in the last frontier. Uniforms of the past, as well as an early police car. There is also a shop in which you can buy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Eagle River, Alaska
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Eagle River, Alaska
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278 reviews 278 reviews
129 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Interesting history of early law enforcement in the last frontier. Uniforms of the past, as well as an early police car. There is also a shop in which you can buy memorabilia. You might as well go, if you are anywhere near the 5th Ave. Mall.

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Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Hoping it was more than what is actually was. Not much to see except for the mug shot of Steve McQueen. It was free so I guess you get what you pay for.

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Hamilton, Montana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This free museum was a great stop for a quick visit. We went through it in about an hour and an half. It was small but well laid out and really informative. The old pictures were wonderful to see and learning about the history of the Alaska State Troopers was enjoyable. What brave and dedicated men and women. The fact... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Took a couple of tries to find this place but worth the stop. We did pay to much attention to when the placed closed at 5 and we walked in at 4:45pm. Oops. There was a lot to see but we some managed to sit ourselves in front a movie and learned how the police force was formed and how... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Quite a lot of memorabilia included which illustrated the stories. Allow 45mins - an hour. It's free.

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Fingal Bay, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A small but very informative museum on Alaskan State Troopers and Law & Order in this land called the last frontier. Very interesting considering the size of this state and segregated settlements of population. Free admission and located centrally downtown.

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The Villages
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is a small museum right in downtown Anchorage. They have a nice assortment of displays. Interesting place to visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Lots of uniforms and patches, the old restored patrol car was wonderful. Lots of souvenirs to buy. I picked a couple of colourful ones for my son at home, and was very thrilled to see a couple of patches from NSWPF in their display.

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Woodbine, Maryland, Usa
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66 reviews 66 reviews
32 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We spent about a half of an hour here. The weapons display was interesting. If it were larger, I'd have given 5 stars.

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Lansing, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
625 helpful votes 625 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is a free museum with lots of law enforcement artifacts and knowledgeable staff. There is a restored Hudson Hornet police cruiser and stuff to purchase. It's a small museum that is worth your time.

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Additional Information about Alaska Law Enforcement Museum

Address: Address: 245 W 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2345
Phone Number: 907 279 5050
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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