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Anchorage Museum, Anchorage

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Anchorage Museum features collections from Alaska and the circumpolar North, with focus on history, art, and ethnography. You will see over 1,000 objects from Alaska, including clothes, pots, masks, weapons, and jewelry. Look for dioramas of different sizes--from miniature to full-scale--presenting early lifestyles, architecture, and objects of Alaska's native people, as well as their cultural changes over time. You'll also see paintings of Alaska, historic drawings, and some contemporary art. Children can visit the Imaginarium to learn about volcanoes and the aurora borealis, to create earthquakes, to play with gravity, and more. The onsite restaurant offers meals with an Alaskan flair, such as beer battered Alaskan halibut. Use our Anchorage vacation route planner to arrange your visit to Anchorage Museum and other attractions in Anchorage.
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  • My wife and I visited during the final morning of our escorted 'Natural Wonders of Alaska' tour with Titan Travel. We'd spent the night at The Lakefront Anchorage Hotel located on the shores of Lake H...  more »
  • I visited the museum on a short stopover in Anchorage. I thought it was excellent in terms of facilities - very nice building, and internally it was everything you'd want from a museum. When I arrived...  more »
  • This is a world-class museum. It should be on your itinerary if you are in Anchorage for more than a few hours.  more »