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Aurora Show

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Interesting for the first 15 minutes

We attended this show since we were fairly certain that we would not see the northern lights while... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Robert N
Sparks, Nevada
Get a DVD instead

I agree with another reviewer who said that it was like having to look at another person's holiday... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
Lewes, United Kingdom
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'AurorA - Alaska's Great Northern Lights' is a seasonal 100% Alaskan owned, designed and operated presentation open daily from May 24th through September 1st. 'AurorA' is not a "documentary" about aurora. But rather 'AurorA' is a very rare...more
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621 W 6th Ave, Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, Anchorage, AK 99501-2200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great production that not only presented scientific information on the Alaska's great Northern Lights but also included breathtaking live footage of the lights. A perfect stop for rainy days or hot days. Guests can relax in comfortable theatre seating and enjoy the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overpriced as it is just the first 8-10 minutes worth watching. Then it was just repetitive music with pictures. I would suggest you save your money and time. We walked out after 30 minutes yawning.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 800Aleta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

AurorA This was a video presentation of the Aurora Borealis photos/video from a number of locations over many years. You get about 15 plus minutes of introduction and credits at the end. There are some amazing photos of various northern lights, including red which is...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TravellingQldlanders
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some previous reviewers complained they did not have any information presented about the Northern Lights. The shows start on the hour, but they let you in 15 minutes early so instead of seeing commercials like you do in movie theaters, they present scientific information in...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank minotranger
Reviewed September 7, 2018

We attended this show since we were fairly certain that we would not see the northern lights while we were in Alaska and the description indicated that the display was of high definition video. The first part of the show was interesting with information about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robert N
Reviewed August 31, 2018

I agree with another reviewer who said that it was like having to look at another person's holiday snaps. The initial introduction was promising but after about 15 minutes t he music came on and you were treated to some fantastic photography but after 10...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alannsarah
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

This just takes your breath away!!So beautifully done and the music just perfect! A very well worth 1 hour to spend in Anchorage.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pjsinco
Reviewed August 17, 2018

The footage was absolutely beautiful. The photographer is an extraordinary man. However, this is not something to do with kids or after a long vacation. It was $15 for adults, $13 for students. We had gotten off a cruise and were exhausted so we thought...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank peterssr195
Reviewed August 15, 2018

As we were in Alaska in summer and you can't see the Aurora then it is the next best thing to seeing the real thing. The staff are all very helpful and can explain things very well. All the film is put to music.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank trish06_11
Reviewed August 13, 2018

OK, so you have spent many years waiting to take photographs of the aurora and would like to share them. I understand and I did enjoy the all too brief scientific explanations at the beginning, but latterly I felt I was being forced to watch...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nan K
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