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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

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Lower level is children’s science & hands on. Upper level is Alaskan heritage & I felt like I was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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This museum is a great rainy day place to bring the kids. For older ones, the educational benefits... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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All reviews alaskan history special exhibit kids area modern art native artifacts great exhibits few hours gold rush rainy day all ages on display gift shop couple of hours great for kids well worth the visit northern lights smithsonian
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lower level is children’s science & hands on. Upper level is Alaskan heritage & I felt like I was in the Smithsonian. I enjoyed it- kids not do much. Until I pointed out that seal intestine provided the waterproof property for many indigenous jackets. Computer...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is a great rainy day place to bring the kids. For older ones, the educational benefits are super. For younger ones, they offer many activities on weekends

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Julie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited this museum on a Sunday afternoon and really enjoyed the attractions. Also, admission was free on the day of our visit so that was a bonus. It gave us a better appreciation of the people, animals, and art of Alaska!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shoodleawood
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The Anchorage Museum has an exceptional display of the various Alaskan native cultures. The museum also has various art displays and an interactive place where children can work with some science activities. It also has special traveling exhibits that come throughout the year. It’s a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fun265
Reviewed November 21, 2018

We went in November 2017 when tourism was off. The bears were hibernating but I managed to catch a picture of the booty of a brown bear as it was on it’s way back to it’s den. Dress warm because it was ‘teeth-chattering’ cold!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mssterling6
Reviewed November 20, 2018

They have amazing exhibits and the price for admission is great and it's great for kids and adults!!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ButterflyWCH30
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Since our last visit a couple of years ago, the Anchorage Museum has added on a large addition to the north side which houses a lot of the Alaskan Art collection. Therein are significant collections of Sidney Laurence, Fred Machetanz, and others. Also in that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank M8066FWlaurab
Reviewed November 16, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Teola20
December 7, 2018|
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Response from ButterflyWCH30 | Reviewed this property |
That is a good question. When I visited it was late February to early March of this year for my conference. On their website, they still have exhibits and events going on. However, if I were you I'd contact the museum to be... More
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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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Also, with the Cultural Pass, what is the schedule for departures from the museum to the heritage center and back?
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