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It was interesting & educational. We enjoyed getting to see the dance performances & getting to touch the exhibits. The biggest con was that they had students in every enclosure to answer questions. Some of them were friendly & helpful, but a couple of them...More
Great place to see dwellings of Native Alaskans constructed on site. JR was our village tour guide who was informative and passionate of his heritage. we got to see games that they play. Exhibits can be improved. Timing of interactions, events may also be improved...More
The Heritage Centre is a deserving stop but don't expect many artifact displays. The attraction here is meeting the artists that regularly sell their works of art and the story tellers who occasionally take the stage to recount the history and culture of the local...More
This is an amazing heritage centre and we learned so much in the short time we had to visit the area. It was such a privilege to hear the stories and watch the dancers. The outside dwellings were extremely interesting and having the young guides...More
Best part is the opportunity to interact with natives. Covers all regions and cultures of Alaskan natives. Not a large museum of its own; take advantage of the performances inside and the exhibits outside. Shuttles to/from downtown.
I spent an afternoon here, and I'm so glad I did. There's programming that features Alaska Natives, and tours of the habitats led by Alaska Native youth. The setting is peaceful and a bit off the beaten track, and well worth the trip.