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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

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“alaskan history”(136 reviews)
“special exhibit”(29 reviews)
“kids area”(25 reviews)
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Alaska's largest museum focusing on art, history, science and culture of Alaska.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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625 C St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3544
Downtown
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+1 907-929-9201
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All reviews alaskan history special exhibit kids area modern art native artifacts great exhibits few hours gold rush rainy day all ages on display gift shop couple of hours great for kids well worth the visit northern lights smithsonian
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best museum in Alaska, kids event and updated exhibits year round, and always actively seeking acitivieties.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JorgePortell
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I said “insightful “ because there were many areas of the museum that had really good local NAI artists and village specific presentations of their culture and heritage. What was disappointing were the areas of the museum that were closed due to the 7.2 earthquake...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 197darlenes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve gone to readings there and even read some of my own work at one of the events at the museum. The place has really upgraded itself considerably. My daughter went with her boyfriend recently and really enjoyed it as well. If you can catch...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cynthiadeike
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience going floor to floor to appreciate the many exhibits. We were lucky enough to see the display by the Smithsonean on Alaskan tribes and their may wares, clothes and ways. I could spend hours and hours there! We were also lucky...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rmdy_64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in last night to check out the post expansion. What a disappointment. So, there are unique features, the imaginarium still rocks, the museum of the north is good, and the planetarium is still a great feature. Anchorage is striving to make itself a great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TerryT386
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are not that big on museums, but this one is great for children. There is a lot hands-on activities. Kids don't even realize how much they are learning. I, as an adult, enjoyed it too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EwaRas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see art and local history museum packed full of local native art and artifacts. We were able to walk from the Copper Whale Inn there in about 20 minutes.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank David_Wm_Blair
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Lower level is children’s science & hands on. Upper level is Alaskan heritage & I felt like I was in the Smithsonian. I enjoyed it- kids not do much. Until I pointed out that seal intestine provided the waterproof property for many indigenous jackets. Computer...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank leiam415
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

This museum is a great rainy day place to bring the kids. For older ones, the educational benefits are super. For younger ones, they offer many activities on weekends

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Julie B
Reviewed 26 December 2018

We recently visited this museum on a Sunday afternoon and really enjoyed the attractions. Also, admission was free on the day of our visit so that was a bonus. It gave us a better appreciation of the people, animals, and art of Alaska!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Teola20
7 December 2018|
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Response from ButterflyWCH30 | Reviewed this property |
That is a good question. When I visited it was late February to early March of this year for my conference. On their website, they still have exhibits and events going on. However, if I were you I'd contact the museum to be... More
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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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