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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

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Definitely worth a visit!

This is a great museum, including fascinating artifacts and info about all aspects of Alaska and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
BBTX60
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Arlington, Texas
Excellent museum for families

We went to this museum as part of a deal with the Native Alaskan Heritage Center. We were not sure... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
musicbachs
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New Jersey
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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 6 days ago

This is a great museum, including fascinating artifacts and info about all aspects of Alaska and its history. We frequently visit museums when traveling to cities, especially since membership in our local science museum enables us to do so for free via the Association of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this museum as part of a deal with the Native Alaskan Heritage Center. We were not sure what to expect and ended up being so happy we went there. There was a great hands on area for the kids (and adults too!)....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an absolutely wonderful way to have downtime in the city. Flowers are beautiful. Walkway easy -

Thank Na H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is something to see. Very interesting displays. Really tells the story of Alaska and its people. Also, a unique Native Art collection.

Thank dennisandee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a long layover and went here not knowing too much about it. I wandered and viewed everything I could in 3 hours. I wish I had several more hours to visit.It was way bigger then I ever imagined and overwhelming with high end...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have traveled to over 70 countries and almost all the US states in the last 50 years and this museum is a stunner. The day started out wet so we went to the Anchorage Museum. This was our third trip to Anchorage and we...More

1  Thank fsdukejr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Anchorage Museum is a must visit for anyone who seriously seeks to know the Alaska of its native peoples and of contemporary culture. It has amazing collections of ethnographic materials from all of the native peoples of the state as well contemporary art by...More

Thank drupp2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here on my first day in Anchorage. A nice overview of the history of Alaska and it's people with some nice exhibits. They have a little bit of everything, some fossils and animals. Artifacts and painting of Alaska along with some science exhibits and...More

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thought this would be a mildly interesting museum, worth no more than an hour of my time. And when I looked at the pop art renditions of Alaskan archeology and anthropology — the first exhibit upon entering, I guessed a half hour would do....More

Thank Sig79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is such an amazing place, full of Alaskan history. There are currently 3 floors for people to explore, a snack section to purchase items from, a restaurant and a gift shop. The bathrooms are unusual to me. The faucet is the water faucet...More

Thank Abby M
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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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Response from 1455traveler |
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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