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Alaska Native Medical Center Craft Shop

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4315 Diplomacy Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508-5926
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This shop is a little out of the way, but worth the trip. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and proceeds go directly to the artists and to a college fund. I felt great about purchasing here instead of in a souvenir shop in downtown...More

Thank 60618traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, it's in the hospital. Your GPS isn't wrong, and if you took a taxi tell them they don't have to feel weird if the GPS tells them to drop you by the emergency department. The artwork is lovely and sometimes to volunteers staffing the...More

Thank AllisonSarah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gift shop is the real deal, but even better is to start on the fifth floor and walk down the stairs, pausing to enjoy the dioramas and display cases between the floors and on each floor. You can see artwork from every region of...More

Thank AK69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told about the gift shop at the Medical Center and it lived up to the reviews. The work of juried, quality work which is reasonable. Take time to visit the art located around the hospital.

Thank 2much2c
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Run by volunteers, worth a visit if you want authentic artefacts by native craftpeople. A bit expensive but the money goes to the artist with a small percentage for the shop to cover running costs. The hospital also has healing dancing on a Wednesday evening...More

Thank hitchhiker1955
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Outstanding native carvings and art are only the beginning. Go to the fifth floor and walk down the stairs and enjoy vignettes built into the walls as well as additional displays on each floor

Thank Judy M
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

The ANMC Craft Shop has authentic Native Alaskan crafts at about 30-50% less than you will find in museum gift shops. The quality is excellent, but there is a lot of turnover. If you see something wonderful and unique, I recommend you not wait too...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Worth the effort to find and displays are free to the public. The displays and gift shop are run by volunteers. Wind your way up or down 5 flights of stairs in the hospital. Large displays on the landings, lot's of little displays in the...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed July 10, 2018

The hospital has an unmatched collection of native art. Admission is free. Start on the Fifth Floor and walk down the staircase stopping on each floor to see the highest concentration of art. The shop is incredible and very expensive. Cash and checks only. No...More

Thank A K T
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Amazing selection of high quality AK Native artwork and crafts for sale in gift shop. Some amazing items inside shop. Open from 10-2 during the week.

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September 23, 2016|
Response from Robdcollins | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's 10am to 2pm most days. Also, they only accept cash or check, but there is an ATM in the building which doesn't charge a fee.