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Alaska Law Enforcement Museum

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Address: 245 W 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2300
Phone Number: 907 279 5050
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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A little gem

Excellent collection of memorabilia and photos of law enforcement in Alaska. While weighted toward Alaska State Troopers, there is also information about other law enforcement... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice exhibit of detailed items from the past many years of the State Troopers. A good collection of interesting items. Free to get in and some nice clothing items for sale as well as some small souvenirs.

Thank somerj
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent collection of memorabilia and photos of law enforcement in Alaska. While weighted toward Alaska State Troopers, there is also information about other law enforcement forces in the state. A retired officer was the docent. He was very interesting to talk to and very friendly, answering all of our questions frankly and thoroughly. An added bonus was that I was... More 

Thank MarylandCatmom
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looks like a shop front from the outside but you can easily spend an hour or more in this free museum. Lots of police memorabilia including uniforms, guns and an old Hudson police car. The videos on the history of the State Troopers are well worth the visit on their own.

Thank Aussieidler
Boring, Oregon
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so glad we decided to check this out. They have an amazing amount of stuff. Wonderful museum with so much history.

Thank Rhonda F
London, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Visited Anchorage and wanted to see this place but we got there at 4:15 and it was closed on a Thursday afternoon. Unfortunate as I had a patch for them.

Thank FirsTimer1
Kentucky, United States
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

The museum makes the most of their space by packing in more items than you can imagine it holding! It had a GREAT selection of items and clippings to look at. It was easy to walk through, and I spent about 30-45 minutes looking at everything. I easily could have taken more.

Thank MWeissmann
Ranfurly, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

Well worth going inside even though the outside may not appear interesting. Large armchairs for viewing the video which was good. Old police car and uniforms etc.

Thank Tushka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

If you have an hour to kill pop in and watch the short video about law enforcement in Alaska from the early 1900's and look at the items of memorabilia. It's only one room so don't go looking for a huge museum, we enjoyed it. P.S the sandwich shop next door was great for a snack

Thank JoseJH
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

This was a nice, quick stop to check out the memorabilia and learn some information about law enforecement and the State Troopers. Small place but had lots of neat stuff from coins to uniforms. Free admission. Friendly staff.

Thank seetheworld2014
Miami, Florida
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76 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

This was an unexpected treasure trove of memorabilia you can buy patches and challenge coins and soak up the history of the Law Enforcement Community Check it out

Thank Richard L

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