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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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  • The second floor holds a Alaska Native Heritage Smithsonian exhibit that is amazing. Walk through one exhibit and then sit and watch a film with some that include tribal elder storytellers. 
  • Excellent samples of Alaskan heritage. We were unable to view the collection of art, as the art gallery was under construction. The cultural exhibit of Alaskan Native Americans was extensive, but I fo...  more »
  • I came here for the camouflage exhibition which was fantastic! The regular exhibition is very interesting and well organized, building is spacey with a coffee shop at the center to chill at... Great f...  more »