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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

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Amazing place

This museum is such an amazing place, full of Alaskan history. There are currently 3 floors for... read more

Reviewed today
Abby M
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Upland, California
via mobile
an impressive variety of exhibits

There is so much to see, and a couple of galleries were not filled that day. I started with viewing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
gpaisie
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Chicago, Illinois
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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 today 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

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Reviewed yesterday

There is so much to see, and a couple of galleries were not filled that day. I started with viewing a display of dinosaur fossils with drawings and explanations of 'family trees' of prehistoric creatures; I moved to a very large collection of First People...More

Thank gpaisie
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lots of interesting displays. Especially strong on evolution with colorful artwork to expand upon the limited artifacts. Art collection is also limited. Indigenous people have great representation, tribe by tribe. The history of the development of Alaska is well presented. There is a large interactive...More

Thank y0gad0c
Reviewed 2 days ago

An outstanding museum that combines beautiful art, the history of the native Alaskans and the and the rapid expansion into our 49th state. I highly recommend the Smithsonian exhibit for a look into the lives of the native people. The gift shop offers beautiful handmade...More

Thank LindaP12
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great time in very interesting museum. Great tour guide for the exhibit on native Alaskans. Learned about all of the different tribes

Thank mmem7
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Anchorage Museum did not exist when I was last in the city in the early 1980s. It is a museum that the city and the entire state--no, the entire country--should be proud of. It is in the same class with any of the Smithsonian...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Museum provides access to history, art, and the science of Alaska--- unusual because it provides a comprehensive view of this amazing state. I spent four hours there!

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had heard great things about this museum’s native exhibits and I was not disappointed! What I was surprised to experience however, was the historical exhibits detailing many aspects of Alaska life for Americans in WW2 as well as how more modern events are changing...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 1 week ago

2nd Floor had an outstanding exhibit of the different native groups in Alaska, the common themes of family, community, and respect for elders. Very educational.

Thank jaybW3557LX
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Anchorage so many times and never visited the museum! What a mistake!! It is easy to get from floor to floor, and the exhibits are well thought out, with a nice flow from one to another. Time was limited, but will visit...More

Thank MaryAnn A
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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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