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Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage

Categories: Historic Sites, Educational Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.3/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web
See life-sized simulated villages, native dances and arts, and immerse yourself in Alaskan culture, at Alaska Native Heritage Center. Tour exhibits that showcase totems, animal bones, clothes, boats, sleighs, and weapons. Visit the theater, the hall of cultures, and the gathering area, where activities and demonstrations take place. The village structures introduce you to the daily lives of the Alaskan people, and the surrounding wooded area represents the most typical climate and setting. Check out the cafe at the site, which has Alaska-inspired food like the reindeer hot dog. Plan to see Alaska Native Heritage Center and other attractions that appeal to you using our Anchorage trip generator.
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  • Better than was expecting. Nice to see the way different First Nation tribes lived and interacted. The dance group was good. Good wandering around the grounds and the cafe is quite nice as well. 
  • We had a lovely time visiting the museum. All exhibits are outside, it was great to walk around on a nice sunny day learning about Alaskas native cultures day to day lives . We enjoyed going into the ...  read more »
  • Very interesting, especially the walk outside. However, after Labor Day the inside is poorly lit and no docents or live performances. It is free then though. 
  • Very impressed. Great people and interesting information set up in innovative ways. Highly recommend.
  • A must-see while in Anchorage! Be sure to see the demonstrations of Native Youth Olympic activities while there. Impressive. You can also see the sled dogs, enjoy a brief ride, and play with the puppies for $10!
  • Very informative and an interesting look into the culture of the Alaskan people. The "sport" show was very entertaining and enjoyable...
  • This place is so interactive. There is a lake and little huts where you can learn about the natives. Also, I recommend watching the Olympic games show
  • Beautiful representation of the indigenous cultures of Alaska. The guides were knowledgeable and were passionate about what they were talking about. I found the whole experience to be very enlightening and I learned a lot.
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