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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

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Address: 625 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Alaska's largest museum focusing on art, history, science and culture of...

Alaska's largest museum focusing on art, history, science and culture of Alaska.

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We love going here every few months to see the new exhibits.There is always something new and the kids love the attractions as well.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love going here every few months to see the new exhibits.There is always something new and the kids love the attractions as well.

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Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you can't get out to all the varied areas of Alaska and see the unique cultures in each, the museum will give you a good vision for just how diverse each region is. I particularly like that the cultures are not represented as 'in the past', but described as living communities, still growing and changing. Of note is how... More 

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anchorage
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great museum. It has a couple nice options for coffee, snacks or meals. Art is my favorite, and next is AK history. Kids are more than welcome.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Anchorage Museum offers the visitor far ranging art and historical exhibits with a spotlight on Alaskan art. Children are welcome and they can explore the sciences at the Imaginarium. There is a wonderful gift shop where you can purchase a wide variety of jewelry, books, and works of art. Finally, the museum's restaurant, the Muse, offers delicious foods and... More 

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Renton, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful museum. Enjoyed the different Indian cultures! Has a lot of hands on things for kids. Nice gift shop and a wonderful cafe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Anchorage Museum the morning before we flew home. I am so happy that we did. It was awesome and kinda wish we would have done it before we went before travel all around Alaska. We learned so much about the native culture and about the settlement of this beautiful state. Do miss out on this museum!!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 3 year old son with us to the museum and he absolutely loved it! There were so many neat activities for children. The coolest thing was being able to make huge bubbles, my son loves bubbles! There is also a children's area for kids under 5 where they can play, my son really enjoyed that too. Hope... More 

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Newport, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of three adults and were disappointed by the value of this visit for the price. The Alaskan Native Smithsonian exhibit was impressive and there are kid-friendly exhibits, but too much of the museum was closed when we were there (Friday afternoon)...the third and fourth levels were closed and the museum is updating the art gallery exhibit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My kids loved this. They are 6,3, and 1. The bubble exhibit was a blast and they keep talking about it weeks later! A lot of interactive, hands-on exhibits. It can get way too busy, so I would recommend looking for a non-peak time to go - definitely not on a free day unless you have aggressive kids which is... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The second floor holds a Alaska Native Heritage Smithsonian exhibit that is amazing. Walk through one exhibit and then sit and watch a film with some that include tribal elder storytellers.

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