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Alaska Museum of Science and Nature

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Address: 201 N Bragaw St, Anchorage, AK 99508-1311
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Rich History

This place has a rich history and at the museum you can get the feel of the last 100 plus years and how Alaska has developed. Really a must see visit spot.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Davin D
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a rich history and at the museum you can get the feel of the last 100 plus years and how Alaska has developed. Really a must see visit spot.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

It is good to see good displays of quality lasting, items of our people who came before us. Thank you for your displays.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I've been to museums all over the world and tend to book trips based on museums I'm interested in seeing. This wasn't one of those trips but I allowed a couple of days in Anchorage in order to see this museum, among other things. Overall it was OK. It's really large but not very cohesive. That may be in part... More 

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I especially enjoyed the clothing designs which were sometimes simple and utilitarian and sometimes intricately patterened and beautifully constructed.

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Pahrump, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed this little museum. The actual name is Alaska Museum of Science and Nature. Dinosaurs, minerals, animal and science exhibits. . .many hands on activities geared to children. Plenty for adults to see too. A nominal fee for hours of fun.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We had a great tour of the museum with a very knowledgeable guide. The different methods of building and tool making were fascinating.

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Thank amandajgay59
Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is a beautiful museum! The exhibits are exceptional with a nice amount of educational information. It is not very large but a good amount of exhibits for a nice day out. It is excellent to do on a rainy day!

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Silver Lake Oho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is a great activity because it is free though you do need to go through security. You can spend a little or more of your time and still get some enjoyment. There are some cool display and a variety of films. We went twice to see two different films. Can't get better than free.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Many audio visual options, ready to be seen by the visitors. Need to allow 2 hours (at least) to get the full value of the museums

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Normal, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

This museum is in the process of expanding, so not to much to see inside. Has some very interesting items on Alaskan history and natives.

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