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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

625 C St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3544
+1 907-929-9201
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A must-see while in Anchorage

The Anchorage Museum is a must see. It has expanded greatly over the years and now includes not... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
_mariabjornroli
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Anchorage, Alaska
delightful and informative

Anchorage Museum regularly creates exhibits and experience to delight all ages and interests. One... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chillychick2016
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Anchorage
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Alaska's largest museum focusing on art, history, science and culture of Alaska.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“alaskan history” (129 reviews)
“kids area” (25 reviews)
“modern art” (21 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
625 C St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3544
Downtown
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Anchorage Museum is a must see. It has expanded greatly over the years and now includes not only an art gallery and a fantastic Alaska history floor but also the Imaginarium, a children's science museum, hands-on, and a planetarium. All of it is really...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Anchorage Museum regularly creates exhibits and experience to delight all ages and interests. One of the first places I recommend to family, friends or business associates when visiting Alaska. Parking can be a challenge but there is available places. Enjoy! We do.

Thank chillychick2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Anchorage Museum has something for all ages. The Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center contains rare Alaskan heritage objects. The Discovery Center provides an opportunity for young visitors to explore physics, earth and life science.

Thank 2TravelersMn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is down town Anchorage so parking is always a problem. The museum gets a lot of big donations which they spent on a fancy expensive exterior. Meanwhile inside it’s the same old stuff for kids and high prices to get in. My son...More

1  Thank Marty B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a bit biased. I have visited the museum since the late 70s, spent many hours there with family and friends, watched id grow and improve, and finally decided, after retiring, to become a docent. It is a fantastic experience for the whole family,...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I recently visitied the Anchorage Museum and was glad I hit their special exhibit, "The Art of Fandom." It was like a personal mini comic con and was amazing to see all the different forms of art represented. I also enjoyed the Native American exhibits...More

Thank cbs5prodman
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

A good place to learn about the history of the tribes of Alaska. A fine form of displays. Beautiful paintings A place for learning relaxing and feeling good

Thank Kate Kock J
Reviewed 28 October 2017

It was a pretty nice museum, but a little sporadic without a firm specialization. I went for the Alaskan art, which was good, but even within that, it lacked a focus that most museum special collections pride themselves on. It's worth a visit if you...More

Thank LGBTtraveler
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I went there for a child's birthday and fell in LOVE with this place! The Native display of the different tribes/groups was INCREDIBLE!! LOVED the Native art especially! The kids LOVED the kids section and so did I! The elevator is a trip! Loved the...More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 24 October 2017

What a wonderful historical treat! The Anchorage Museum was briefly included in our motorcoach package. The 4-story modern building houses an array of information about the Alaskan culture and shows many samplings of their artwork, clothes, weaponry, musical instruments, etc. Definitely not one to miss.

Thank Mary Rose H
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tammiewins
23 January 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
1 December 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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LavendarladyOhio
6 July 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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