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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

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Needed more time.

This is a very nice museum, very large, make sure you plan accordingly, we didn’t. Art and history... read more

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I saw surprised by the size of this museum until I realized it is a history, science and art museum... read more

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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 yesterday via mobile

This is a very nice museum, very large, make sure you plan accordingly, we didn’t. Art and history, and history in art. Great information about the history of the area and beautiful native, First People displays. We ate lunch in the restaurant at the museum...More

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I saw surprised by the size of this museum until I realized it is a history, science and art museum all in one. Worth a visit. For more details and pics visit etbtravelphotography blog

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Reviewed 6 days ago

From the wonderful Smithsonian exhibit covering the multifaceted native cultures - that you can spend days viewing and still not cover it all - to the permanent art exhibits with grand landscape paintings and sculptures - old and new, to the temporary and usually wonderful...More

Thank DudefrmAK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great museum combining Natural History, art, technical issues, such as the Alaska Pipeline, & a great collection of native artefacts. Temporary exhibition can be very good too. Excellent collection of Alaskan landscape paintings covering 150 years plus..Very nice Museum Cafe too.

Thank Hugo22
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank BBTX60
Reviewed 5 weeks 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

Thank musicbachs
Reviewed October 6, 2018

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

Thank Na H
Reviewed September 30, 2018

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 September 29, 2018

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

1  Thank JohnShepherd7
Reviewed September 29, 2018

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
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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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