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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Anchorage
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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center 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 at Rasmuson Center and other attractions in Anchorage.
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  • I’m a member of the Anchorage Museum and find it to be a great asset for the City. I usually go downtown at least twice a month and eat lunch at the restaurant there, “The Muse”, probably the finest l...  more »
  • We took our children (4 and 1) to the Museum and while the exhibits were nice there were several of them not operating at the time of our visit. It was disappointing to miss out on some of the more ex...  more »
  • We started at the top floor of the museum, which was a special exhibit and we all found it very strange. The video of the Northern Lights was disappointing as well. But when we got to the main exhibit...  more »