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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 October 7, 2018

This is not your typical medical center gift shop! They carry commissioned arts and crafts from native Alaskans that is gorgeous and fairly priced. A much better value than the tourist traps in town. Limited by cash only transactions, so be sure to bring a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

Great selection, wonderful craft items, fantastic artistry and friendly helpful staff. NOTE: CASH ONLY! There is a conveniently located ATM (fee free) in the cafeteria.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AK69
Reviewed September 1, 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tazmama
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Lkm16
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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.
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