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Alaska Native Heritage Center

8800 Heritage Center Dr, Anchorage, AK 99504-6100
+1 907-330-8000
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Alaskan native culture is presented through storytelling, dancing, craft-making and simulated, life-sized villages representing each of the five main indigenous groups.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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8800 Heritage Center Dr, Anchorage, AK 99504-6100
+1 907-330-8000
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Visited in June 2016 for a work conference. Good history and the walk around the natural setting is very nice.

Thank khim911
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We visited the Alaska Native Heritage Center recently as part of a 2 week trip to Alaska. It was a very good introduction to native Alaska history. Most of the exhibit is an outdoor recreation of an Alaskan Native village. This was very good. Inside...More

1  Thank Ed P
Reviewed 19 September 2017

My wife and I went there while we were visiting Anchorage. We listened to the stories that were told either verbally or through song and dance. Our knowledge of the native Alaskan culture was very limited when we arrived. The information shared with us only...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We didn't know what to expect at this museum but we hoped to learn something about Alaska's native people. The guided tour of Native dwellings was the highlight for us. Andrew, our guide, gave us a fine overview of how Native peoples survived the cruel...More

Thank Mundoreiser
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

A must-see museum in Anchorage! The displays were engaging and informative. We took a guided tour of the village examples outside. We loved this tour! Our guide was good at explaining the different tribes. We then watched the Native Games. This was also quite amazing!...More

Thank Cameron K
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The clothing, crafts,birch bark canoe displays were fantastic! And watching & listeing to the music and dancers was very entertaining & captivating. I would love to return to the museum again!!The dancers were not only entertaining but great at explainig what each movement & hand...More

Thank Cosy W
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

No visit to Alaska is complete without a visit to the Alaska Native Heritage Center. There you will be treated to an Alaskan Native Games demonstration, Native singing and dance, and traditional storytelling. Be sure to take a stroll around a scenic lake where you...More

Thank Glenn O
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Highly anticipated our visit but we were both disappointed or perhaps saddened? The talk was fantastic and we really got a sense of life in a village and the people therein. The singing was good but went on for too long. Seeing the buildings outside...More

Thank johannaaustralia
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We did get a tour of the variety of homes that the different Alaskan tribes use. There were artisans working on site. Great dioramas and exhibits explaining cultures. Dancing and story telling. And the Salmon burger was excellent - from the cafe! Don't miss this...More

Thank Roxie K
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Our visit here howled understand a kit more about the various cultures of Alaska, their homes and why they were built the way they were and the community. The sports and dance demonstrations were great learning tools. This is a stop for every visit because...More

Thank kleektours
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Ong W
28 September 2017|
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Response from Alan D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ong. Yes I believe this is so. Many places close over the winter months. Hope this helps
30 May 2017|
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Response from Susan H | Reviewed this property |
Did not see sled dogs there.
Dan S
8 May 2017|
Response from bonnierdh |
according to their website which I was just looking at, yes. To get a full schedule of activities, presentations, go to their website.