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Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center

605 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2253
+1 907-271-2737
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Very helpfull staff members

This is a great place to visit at the start of your trip. They have displays of the various... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Free nature movies! Animal displays and nice rest stop on a walking tour!

This place was recommended by the Log Cabin Visitor Center and was nearby. We stopped in and once... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Learn about Alaska's wildlife and wilderness through a scavenger hunt for children.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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605 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2253
+1 907-271-2737
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great place to visit at the start of your trip. They have displays of the various wildlife you are likely to see and information for where to camp. Ask about a state park annual pass, it may save you a lot of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended by the Log Cabin Visitor Center and was nearby. We stopped in and once you get passed airport-like security (but with friendly guards) it's really a hidden gem in Anchorage. We watched two of the free movies while we were there...More

Thank caribtraveler2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited particularly to see the movies they play every half hour. We saw the 1964 earthquake movie, and a wildlife movie. The static exhibits are also wonderful, as are the audio learning spots. It is a Federal building, so there is a security check,...More

Thank Ramplifers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the Federal Building on 4th and F St. This place has great exhibits of wildlife and historic events. They have National Park Rangers on hand to answer questions. Offer free beautifully filmed short movies about every 20 minutes or so. We saw Bears...More

Thank lilirishstar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had one day to see Anchorage and much of it was spent in this facility. The free presentations/movies are very well done and informative. You are better off spending time at this facility vs. the Ulu Factory or the Trolley Tour....More

2  Thank Jim G
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Just across the street from the Visitors Center, this gem is located inside the old Federal Bldg which also houses a court room. That means airport-style security is necessary. Once inside visitors can see mounted Alaskan animals and enjoy an amazing variety of nature tours...More

1  Thank Susan E
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Security is one thing but what visitors are required to go through to view a few Alaskan videos or look at a few stuffed Alaskan wild life is ridiculous. There is more security to get in here than going through the airport check point. After...More

Thank Frbill92
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This was a nice FREE place to stop to get some info as began our Alaska trip. Also, there's a geocache inside if you do geocaching. (our first indoor cache!)

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Wish we had known about this place earlier on our visit to Anchorage. First, the display of animals was amazing especially for kids. They had a bunch of free informative movies, walking tours and live programs everyday. The rangers were a wealth of information. Get...More

Thank girltraveler85
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I had a very positive experience in this place, the staff was well knowledgeable about Alaska and the areas near Anchorage.

Thank Paleozoic P
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