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Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum

4721 Aircraft Dr, Anchorage, AK 99502-1080
+1 907-248-5325
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Great visit!

Thoroughly enjoyed our stop at the Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum. Learned some interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aaron L
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Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, Lake Hood, Anchorage, AK.

One Saturday a month, the Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, located out in the Lake Hood area of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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The Alaska Aviation Museum is located in the heart of Alaska aviation. It sits on the south shore of Lake Hood, the busiest seaplane base in the world, with more than 87,000 takeoffs and landings per year. A half-mile away is Ted Stevens International Airport, the air crossroads of the world. You can watch takeoffs and landings right from the museum. The museum presents one of the finest displays of Alaskan aviation history with many interactive displays, memorabilia, photographs, films and artifacts from personal collections of Alaska's pioneer aviators.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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4721 Aircraft Dr, Anchorage, AK 99502-1080
This attraction is at Anchorage Intl Airport
+1 907-248-5325
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our stop at the Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum. Learned some interesting points about the bush pilots and the climate and terrain extremes of flying in Alaska.

Thank Aaron L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One Saturday a month, the Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, located out in the Lake Hood area of Anchorage, Alaska, offers FREE ADMISSION. So my wife and I, since we have a residence here in Anchorage, waited for our FREE Saturday to arrive and then drove...More

1  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed 27 October 2017

If you are a pilot, you should really make the stop and enjoy the Alaska bush pilot history. They also have an old Huey H1B I believe. Alaska would not be the Alaska it is with out airplanes and pilots treking across the wilderness! Very...More

Thank 668jodie
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This museum tells the awesome story of aviation in Alaska. Lots of cool artifacts, planes, and helicopters. It's no Smithsonian Air Museum, but then again, these guys make a very cool museum happen with a fraction of the budget. If you dig aviation, it's definately...More

Thank PowderFiend
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Interesting history. Laid back self guided tour. I'm not into air museums but went along with hubby and I found it interesting.

Thank elephanthead
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Very interesting exhibits, well presented with lots of instructive signage, run by great and helpful volunteers, many vintage airplanes from the beginning era of Alaskan flying, WWII planes, participate using the flight simulator, and observing the volunteers rebuilding planes in the restoration hanger, controls tower...More

Thank SamB29
Reviewed 2 September 2017

My husband is an aviation nut so we always stop at museums. This was very well laid out, they had two flight simulators and information about women pilots who impacted Alaska and the world of aeronautics. I also learned quite a bit about Alaska's history.

1  Thank dmflord
Reviewed 18 August 2017

My boys aged 8 and 12 really enjoyed it here. Its a small museum but has a good variety of items to look at as well as some hands on activities. There are several planes outside that you can walk through and explore. They have...More

1  Thank Becca_6737
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Alaska's history and aviation are intertwined. Well designed displays and enthusiastic docents make this museum a memorable experience.

Thank Sue V
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Lots of planes from early days of Alaska aviation. Exhibit on WW11 in Alaska. Old control tower where you can listen to main airport tower and watch seaplanes on Lake Hood. Worth a visit if you have some free time.

Thank nabman11
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5 February 2017|
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Response from Gerry R | Reviewed this property |
I cant remember. I think $5 or $10. its a neat museum. you'll kill a couple of hours there. Plus its on a lake. Pretty cool.
13 January 2017|
Response from Roee F | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry for the late answer. Tickets can be purchased in the entry to the museum. I assume you can spend there a couple of hours with the family. I am not sure about the hours....