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Alaska Experience Theatre

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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slightly underwhelmed

though the entertainment offered was interesting, it did not live up to the hype. We did only view... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Niles, Ohio
Less than exciting

I viewed 3 movies. All were less than stimulating. Reasonably priced, I guess. You do get to feel a... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
Greenwood, Indiana
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27 Jul 2018
“slightly underwhelmed”
8 Jun 2018
“Less than exciting”
The Alaska Experience Theatre brings history and fun to the local community! With our 40ft main screen that we show Alaska-themed short films on during the summer, and our 32 seat "Safe Quake Theater" where the seats shake during our film AET can...more
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333 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2341
+1 907-272-9076
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

though the entertainment offered was interesting, it did not live up to the hype. We did only view the "earthquake experience", however. Maybe the other presentations were better. There was no actual "schedule". The attendant started the presentation once we were ready.

Thank DragonDad
Reviewed June 21, 2018

For a lifetime Alaskan I found this to be pretty cool. I would recommend this event. The northern lights by Todd where spectacular and the history of the 1964 quake was great. And always fun to have a shaken going on. We found Todd at...More

1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

I viewed 3 movies. All were less than stimulating. Reasonably priced, I guess. You do get to feel a 5.0 earthquake.

Thank tonjasmith68
Reviewed September 16, 2017

We learned a lot about the 1964 earthquake in Alaska at the Alaska Experience Theatre. The lobby to the theatre was filled with displays about the Good Friday earthquake, and the short, black & white film was informative and interactive. The film itself mirrored the...More

1  Thank ARretired
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

We had some time to kill before we could check in to our hotel a looked for something within walking distance. I say this museum and film in a flyer and thought it sounded interesting. The museum/theater are located in a mall type setting in...More

Thank RayB53
Reviewed June 23, 2017

This is a little theater in downtown Anchorage. It shows you the history of the 1964 earthquake in Alaska. Nothing fancy but the information is interesting. My family also viewed the Journey to Alaska video and the Aurora Borealis. You can view all the videos...More

1  Thank Marco T
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Kind of hokey, but the movies were very informative and fun. The employees were great, obviously enjoy sharing things with the tourists. The halls outside the theatre are covered in large photos of the 1964 earthquake and tsunami devastation.

1  Thank ypmm
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

The movies are awesome. We saw 3 including the earthquake experience, which was eye opening. Beyond the movies being great, the man running it could not have been more friendly. I didn't catch his name (he was in a shark shirt today), but he helped...More

1  Thank Nicole W
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Loved the Northern Lights movie! I think the creator would make an awesome adventure guide. The earthquake film is dated but full of information. Even though I knew the doom would be shaking it startled me and I had flash backs of the Exorcist. Easy...More

Thank LolaDelaney
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Some very nice films on Alaska to add to one's personal experiences. The 1964 quake film contains excellent footage and narrative and the shaking seats given the audience a feel of living through a real quake. Also a great way to experience Alaska on a...More

1  Thank John G
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