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Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center

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Enjoyed time with Bird TLC

Bird TLC are a passionate group who rescue injured birds and home them. They have a public... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Great Stop for Information, Free Movies/Programs, Free Downtown Walking Tour

This Alaska Public Lands, as well as the visitor’s center across the street, are great places to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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“free movies”(14 reviews)
Learn about Alaska's wildlife and wilderness through a scavenger hunt for children.
605 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2253
+1 907-271-2737
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Bird TLC are a passionate group who rescue injured birds and home them. They have a public presentation of a bird. We had time with a snowy owl. Very interesting. A suitable non threatening venue for a sensitive bird.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This Alaska Public Lands, as well as the visitor’s center across the street, are great places to stop for information about the area. The Public Lands facility offers free programs and movies that run throughout the day. Check their website for specific dates and times....More

Thank NJ2SC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place with a wealth of information about the area. A short film about the 1964 earthquake with great footage. There is a display of the different wildlife in the area. To top it all off it is FREE!

Thank utahlynn49
Reviewed 1 week ago

The center is located in a Federal Building. As such you are subjected to a security check, the most thorough I have experienced in a long time. You must remove everything from your pockets, including handkerchiefs, wallets, etc. Any bags will be scanned. If you...More

Thank mdcwa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't this for informative and free! Be prepared for the security screening since it is located in a government building. Lots of natural history exhibits. Rangers and crew offer a wealth of information. Topographic maps of Alaska available for viewing. I enjoyed several of...More

Thank SWTraveler898
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stop here if you need some information about what to do and where to go while you are in Anchorage. Wonderful staff, movie about the earthquake, bathroom facilities and a great area to learn about the wildlife. Maps available.

Thank Jeepingal
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This Center is totally the BEST value in Anchorage. It is FREE! The Center is located inside the Federal Building and this place is not highly advertised or marketed to tourists. But it really should be a must see attraction for all visitors in order...More

Thank Lois L
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We stopped here after the Trolley driver recommended it. So glad we did as it was interesting and the park rangers answered many of our questions. The building is not huge so about 30-45 minutes is adequate. Be prepared to be screened when you enter,...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Arrived there wanting to look around but was meet at the door by a nice security guy. Like I said he was nice and dealt with us pleasantly, so no complaints there, but it is a federal building so we were asked to drop our...More

Thank DerekB2441
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Filled with great information and activities this was a pleasant stop to learn about Alaska’s parks Stamps were a nice touch too

Thank WaterlooDad
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August 21, 2017|
Response from girltraveler85 | Reviewed this property |
Probably dark and cold. I would not recommend as the best time to go.