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GREAT museum with world class displays!

We visited here last Tuesday (August 19th) as our back up plan due to rain...and it was TERRIFIC... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Mary Lynn T
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Lancaster
Experience with North Pole culture

This museum is a must if you go to Anchorage. We learned so much about North Pole life, culture... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
nelsoncerq
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Salvador, BA
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

We visited here last Tuesday (August 19th) as our back up plan due to rain...and it was TERRIFIC! I had read online some positive reviews so it was on our "rainy day" list. The Ray Troll exhibit was terrific (but ending soon after a one...More

Thank Mary Lynn T
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on part of a city tour. Very large and more than you can see in an hour. Some interest, some not so much.seems the have a lot of room to add exhibits because many areas are empty.

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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

This museum is a must if you go to Anchorage. We learned so much about North Pole life, culture, heritage and customs. It remind me of my high school highlights of world history! Animals, equipment, machinery, garments, fishing culture, challenges,adventures and discoverers, videos, paintings, sculptures...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

This is a small museum and there is no entrance fee. The people in the museum know a lot about the items in the museum and how they were used. It does not take long to get to the areas that are interesting. You get...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2018

Visited this museum on our last day in Alaska. Highly recommended. Inuit culture is featured, wonderful art, interactive stations and just the right size not to be exhausted in one afternoon. Great for the family.

Thank eugene s
Reviewed January 3, 2018

This small museum is located in the Wells Fargo building, the same building the Rasmussen Foundation is located in. It has a comprehensive collection of Alaska native regalia, baskets, masks, and houseware. The collection covers all of Alaska, not just Central and Northern Alaska. It...More

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Reviewed December 4, 2017

The proper name for this attraction is : The Alaska Heritage Museum at Wells Fargo. It is also known as The Wells Fargo History Museum. Finally, and to the best of my knowledge, it is lastly known as : The Heritage Library and Museum. No...More

2  Thank Kanbaatar
Reviewed August 27, 2017

The heritage museum was a great place to learn about the Alaskan native (Eskimos) cultures. We participated in the places people live tour. There were local Alaskan artists that shared their trades. Loved their stories about their lives. Highly recommend this museum. We purchased the...More

Thank adventres
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

If you have time in Anchorage you can easily enjoy this museum in an hour or so. Tom Bennett is a great manager and can give you a tour like no other. And it's free!!

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