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Alaska Law Enforcement Museum

Address: 245 W 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2345 (Downtown)
Phone Number: 907 279 5050
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Ranked #20 of 105 Attractions in Anchorage
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Jasper, Georgia
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

As a LEO this was on my "to do list." It had a collection of patches and memorabilia from agency's from the US. Had a great time.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

It was a small museum but filled with all kinds of interesting info and items. But the best part is the staff. They will take the time to spend with you and answer any questions which makes the experience great!

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Bay Minette, Alabama
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Wow. What a collection of not only Alaska law enforcement but a lot of memorabilia from all the states. Very friendly and knowledgeable receptionist who readily gave us her experiences.

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Bellflower, California, USA
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82 reviews 82 reviews
38 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

While traveling in Anchorage I stopped at the Visitors Center and they told me about this museum. I have several friends in law enforcement so I decided to stop in and check it out. It was very interesting and had tons of memorabilia from Alaskan Law Enforcement from a bygone era. There is a great classic Squad Car and all... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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118 reviews 118 reviews
32 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Lawmen from all over the country come to visit this small museum, and leave behind department patches that are proudly displayed along with the Alaska State Troopers law enforcement memorabilia and uniforms. Whatever state you're from, you'll likely recognize some of the patches. The pride and joy of the museum is probably its restored 1952 Hudson Hornet patrol car. There... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I thought that this museum was great. I enjoyed it a lot because I have in my family many policemen. The Troopers in Alaska have it rough because of the land and weather and the different things that they have to enforce. On my tour with the Salmon Berry company we passed by a trooper just getting out of his... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Museum is free and located close to the 5th avenue mall, shops and restaurants. They had pieces of old equipment (polygraph machine, recorder, etc.), old uniforms, photos, etc. The place is small so a quick trip is all you need. They have a lot of police badges there. We saw an active duty police officer from out of town picking... More 

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Mount Sidney
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

As a law enforcement officer definitely worth the stop. Run by the fraternal order of Alaska state troopers, they have a great collection of uniforms, equipment, memorabilia and historical materials. If you collect patches you can get them here. Nice selection of souvenirs.

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Wasilla, Alaska
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180 reviews 180 reviews
95 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This museum is filled with great artifacts of Alaskan Law Enforcement history. The staff is SUPER helpful and willing to swap stories with you.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This small museum is located in a store front on 5th Ave under a City parking garage. You have to look for it but it is well worth the effort. Young and old alike will find something interesting here. There is no free parking in the area and you don't want to waste time looking for a meter spot so... More 

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