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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

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Good source of Alaska history

From displays of Alaskan historical items, people, art work it was a very good experience. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SteveAndPeachie
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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It’s nice to know some of Alaska’s history and I am much interested in the native people of Alaska... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
joel matt romul... m
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Alaska's largest museum focusing on art, history, science and culture of Alaska.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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625 C St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3544
Downtown
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+1 907-929-9201
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Reviewed 2 days ago

From displays of Alaskan historical items, people, art work it was a very good experience. The displays are on several floors accessed by a large elevator and stairs. There is a gift shop and snack bar. Outside there is a park with benches. No flash...More

Thank SteveAndPeachie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s nice to know some of Alaska’s history and I am much interested in the native people of Alaska which was exhibited here. I would definitely recommend this to all visitors like me.

Thank joel matt romul... m
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What an amazing set up and such diversity! Interactive for children is available as well as performances. There was a cultural dance show getting started when I was there. It's so inviting and pleasent, with a guitar player singer on the huge elevator to entertain...More

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 6 days ago

this is an outstanding museum of alaska history and ecology. the exhibits are very well thought out and designed. for me the highlight was the smithsonian exhibit of native people. it gives you a sense of the various tribes and their history through the voices...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to learn about the history, culture and life of the eskimos. The display about the 328 spices is stunning.

Thank Bluering73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a planned day for us in case of Alaska rain and was one of our kids favourites. They loved the discovery centre and I enjoyed the planetarium shows(a bit extra cost). I was also impressed that some of the displays had computer screens...More

Thank WaterlooDad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I bought the cultural pass to enter here and the Alaska Native Heritage Center, and this museum was amazing. We only had about two hours to explore but that was plenty. They currently have an amazing exhibit on display, Unsettled, which explores...More

Thank ang10342
Reviewed 1 week ago

3 of us had extra time before our flight left from Anchorage. Other things we wanted to do were closed, so we came here. And SO glad we did! I am not really a "museum" person but I easly spent over 3 hours here! Great...More

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for something to do on a rainy day. The museum had a variety of exhibits about native culture and crafts as well as more traditional paintings and artwork.

Thank LaurieME
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable museum with art and lots of native artifacts and full sized replicas of Alaska. It took us 3 hours to explore and enjoy. There is also an imaginarium for Kids with hands on exhibits.

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tammiewins
January 23, 2017|
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Response from Haley J |
Hi there! I'm a museum employee. We have a few different areas under construction or renovation this summer. The Alaska Gallery on the 2nd floor will reopen on September 15. The new Rasmuson Wing, which offers 25,000 square... More
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1455traveler
December 1, 2016|
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Also, with the Cultural Pass, what is the schedule for departures from the museum to the heritage center and back?
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LavendarladyOhio
July 6, 2015|
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Response from EricaLyn | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Anchorage Museum website you can pull up by date what is on the exhibit schedule. A quick look shows there is Beyond the Arctic Circle, River of Bears, Cosmic Colors, Experience the Aurora: Plus!, etc... More
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