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It was a rainy day but that did not stop us from enjoying our visit to the heritage center. We spent about 2 1/2 hours at the center watching and learning about the dances, songs and a game before taking the tour around the very...More
No doubt not having much to see, but the narration given by the guide, Chloe, and the short documentaries shown, it does give me an idea how the natives way of life.
Understand that is center is closed during winter and only the...More
I visited in May 2017 (the dates below don't go back that far)and found this to be a very rewarding experience. Both the indoor and outdoor displays were very well done and I loved that they brought in local young people to explain their own...More
Nice museum with lots of interaction and learning. There was a native games and dancing demonstration while we were there that were very informative. There is an outdoor area where you can walk around to different building and someone is in each one to explain...More
This Heritage Center is awfully expensive for what it is but the monies to go to native Alaskan youth culture programs so that takes some of the sting away. The indoor museum is so dark you wonder if it is open and it is hard...More
Not the biggest cultural center out there, but well done for its size. Young adults are brought in to explain the different displays and exhibits helping to tie the Native culture to the next generation.
When we came into the lobby we could here a...More
Nice outdoor and indoor exhibits. Really done well to give you a sense of how the first inhabitants of this state lived. From these on the island chain to the mainland Alaska. We were able to hear and watch native adults and teens discuss their...More
The Heritage Center is just outside of Anchorage a quick drive from the city center. Admission is on par with any other city museum but the scheduled guided tours make the experience worth the price. Around the central pond are recreations of a typical native...More