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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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  • This is truly a must visit when you are in Anchorage. The native exhibits are Smithsonian quality and compliment the rest of the exhibits. There is also the Imaginarium Discovery Center for the kid in...  more »
  • Nice museum with rotating exhibits, a great children's area and nice Alaskan native history section in partnership with the Smithsonian. The history section is currently closed for redesign. Will be r...  more »
  • Great activity to escape the cold in winter. Informative displays and great way to learn about Inuit and First Nations culture. I was told it would take a whole day, but really only needed 2-3 hours. ...  more »