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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

625 C St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3544
+1 907-929-9201
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An excellent museum!!

This museum has a variety of Alaskan topics, each done superbly well with an emphasis on relating... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
linwood14
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Maine
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An excellent museum for a town this size

Our tour package left us some down time in Anchorage. This was a great way to fill the void. Nice... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jpuf59
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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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Alaska's largest museum focusing on art, history, science and culture of Alaska.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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625 C St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3544
Downtown
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+1 907-929-9201
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum has a variety of Alaskan topics, each done superbly well with an emphasis on relating each historical subject to the present. So glad we went!

Thank linwood14
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our tour package left us some down time in Anchorage. This was a great way to fill the void. Nice restaurant as well.

Thank jpuf59
Reviewed 3 days ago

Varied displays with audio visual presentations as well as traditional ones. Very interesting presentations of Indian culture. Courteous and helpful staff. Nice atmosphere

1  Thank aureliaNewYorkCity
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great experience. Spent a rainy day At the museum. Enjoyed every minute of it from art to moving experiences of the native peoples' struggles. Also had lots of hands on activities for all ages

1  Thank DoranAR
Reviewed 4 days ago

Whilst we enjoyed our visit it wasn't value for money or as good as other museums that we visited, being University of the North Fairbanks and Valdez museums. Both of the other museums had larger and more informative displays compared to this museum. We wouldn't...More

1  Thank HonestCountryCouple
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good view of the history and culture of this region. It could be helpful to have sometimes translation in different languages

1  Thank Philippe A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Call ahead some tours are just a fast overview of the museum other are more in depth. All the gear an wardroom display from years gone by are amazing. They are kept behind glass and no flash photos ally.

1  Thank Franklyn D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Even our adult kids took forever to get out of the hands-on exploratorium of science part! The planetarium was very good, with an excellent film about the Northern Lights. Learned a lot about native Alaskans and their life experiences from a photographic display, and only...More

1  Thank cddean57
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the museum today and were pleasantly surprised by the high quality of the exhibits, in particular the Alaskan heritage items. There was a considerable portion of the space closed off due to preparation of future exhibitions but it was still a very worthwhile...More

1  Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the best hands-on museum I have ever visited. Have lots of time on your hands, You can be there for hours. Had a hard time getting the little ones to leave. Thank goodness they were closing.

1  Thank karynlcarter
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tammiewins
23 January 2017|
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Response from Haley J |
Hi there! I'm a museum employee. We have a few different areas under construction or renovation this summer. The Alaska Gallery on the 2nd floor will reopen on September 15. The new Rasmuson Wing, which offers 25,000 square... More
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1455traveler
2 December 2016|
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Also, with the Cultural Pass, what is the schedule for departures from the museum to the heritage center and back?
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LavendarladyOhio
7 July 2015|
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Response from EricaLyn | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Anchorage Museum website you can pull up by date what is on the exhibit schedule. A quick look shows there is Beyond the Arctic Circle, River of Bears, Cosmic Colors, Experience the Aurora: Plus!, etc... More
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