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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

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Beautiful scenery!

We went in November 2017 when tourism was off. The bears were hibernating but I managed to catch a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rialto, California
Into History or Culture? Come here!

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Alaska's largest museum focusing on art, history, science and culture of Alaska.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
625 C St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3544
+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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DudefrmAK
Reviewed October 29, 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hugo22
Reviewed October 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BBTX60
Reviewed October 13, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank musicbachs
Reviewed October 6, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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December 7, 2018|
Response from Sig79 | Reviewed this property |
Ah, Christmas (that means winter) is not the best time to go to Alaska — especially for someone who’s not accustomed to VERY cold weather. Plus, it’s DARK! As for the museum, CALL them and ask if they are open. Anchorage is... More
January 23, 2017|
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
December 1, 2016|
Response from 1455traveler |
Also, with the Cultural Pass, what is the schedule for departures from the museum to the heritage center and back?