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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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8800 Heritage Center Dr, Anchorage, AK 99504-6100
+1 907-330-8000
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This was the highlight of our stat in Anchorage. The staff was very knowledgeable and friendly, the presentations on Native games and traditional dances were amazing, and I loved being able to walk around and see all of the different tribal villages. They cater to...More

Thank Brandy M
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I was impressed. They were playing native games when we got there but the people we were with didn't want to stay. Living in the villages I am always admiring of how different tribes live and have lived throughout history. Alaska resident price is different...More

Thank Micheal Colette R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I recently visited the Alaska Native Heritage Center which is located ten miles from downtown Anchorage. It was easy to get to as there was a shuttle bus from outside the tourist office in downtown Anchorage. Inside the building there was the Hall of Cultures,...More

Thank Ann1943
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We visited in August of 2017 and was hoping for more detailed information on the various nations of Alaska but most was very repetitive between the movie, displays, and the live presentations.

2  Thank reitj
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

It is better to go to other museums first to learn a little bit more about the native peoples. Then go to this Museum so that you can understand in more detail. Best part of this Museum was interacting with some of the native people...More

Thank wayne m
Reviewed 3 September 2017

It takes several hours to get through the presentations on stage and walking tour. They don't give out good info so many did not know there was a walking tour through the 'villages'

Thank connnie b
Reviewed 1 September 2017

There is such rich heritage in Alaska. But the heritage center does not do it justice. First, the price for entry was exorbitant. We were two adults who had a buy one get one free coupon, and the third person was an Alaska resident. Yet...More

1  Thank RAMWashington
Reviewed 29 August 2017

You get to know about few things - Alaska dance ( 45 minutes of same dance 10 times) - 6 different villages of how people lived actually ... THis was fun ! - games they play every year with balance and hands/legs. THis place needs...More

Thank dcruz007
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This was a fascinating stop. You need to take the time to listen to the stories and not just take a quick walk through. We watched a demonstration on music and dance. A gentleman in one of the buildings had the most interesting stories to...More

Thank SusannaCreek
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The native that sing, dance, and play the instrument do a fantastic job. The shuttle driver was very informative. The exhibit was ok. But we have to tour on our own the different houses. Would not go back

Thank sirena38
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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 karynlcarter | Reviewed this property |
No you have to go to andriod museum. Awesome. it's all 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.