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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

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Address: 625 C St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3544
Phone Number: 907-929-9201
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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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must see museum

great selection of artifacts from various Indian tribes. Also had a wonderful area for kids with interactive learning about various animals native to alaska.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

great selection of artifacts from various Indian tribes. Also had a wonderful area for kids with interactive learning about various animals native to alaska.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When I learned that the main gallery would not reopen until the Fall of 2017 I was disappointed...until I checked out the remaining exhibitions. There is a wonderful Arctic Studies centre with many exhibits loaned by the Smithsonian Institute. Arranged by tribe the well-presented artefacts are accompanied by some very moving video stories. Elsewhere the selection of modern indigenous art... More 

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Strathbogie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Smithsonian exhibition alone...made this visit to the museum both enjoyable and memorable. The art work and photographs added to our enjoyment. The lockers to put away stuff you were carrying...to begin with a little challenging.. but very simple once how to operate them was worked out. Lunch in the restaurant was very good. Well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum is small - figure two or three hours - but almost all the exhibits are well done, including native peoples, geology, traditional and modern Alaskan art, etc. Definitely worth a stop.

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to the Museum with my Family kids 10/5. Museum has things that attracts all. Had to spend less than i desired. 1. There are great science activity on 1st floor. 2. Great Art and Alaska history on 2/3 floors.

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Andenes, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited this museum at the beginning of my staying in Anchorage, and that was a very good idea since it gave me an introduction about the local natives. Level 4 and 3 are just ok with temporary exhibitions, but level 2 was unbelievably nice. There are videos, descriptions and hundreds of artifacts from the different populations of natives. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very impressive displays of Native Americans in Alaska. We had a guide who showed us around, very well done. Also, a great number of art displays, some using video, some installation art. Well worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had been here on a tour of Alaska this month ! The museum is situated in heart of the city and has a huge landscape around ! There is an exclusive hall showing the dresses and lifestyle of ancient Alaskans ! It was indeed informative ! There is a restaurant and a cafeteria inside. Worth visiting once ! Dr.K.Sundar... More 

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Langhorne PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited this museum September of 2016. We loved it. We are in our 50's and found the museum rich in culture of the natives of Alaska. We took advantage of the free tour and received even more information. We were told that the museum would take 4-5 hours to complete and we felt that the 2... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum itself has a very interesting architecture. The exhibits and collections are not very extensive but I found them very interesting. We learned quite a bit about the people and the culture of native Alaskan. Some of the artifacts were absolutely superb. We spend a good hour there and we truly enjoyed our visit. We were there during a... More 

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