Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Anchorage
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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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One of the best museums we've ever been to (and we live in NYC!) Very hands on for kids, Spark Lab room where they can spend hours building and creating. Fantastic exhibits of indigenous people of Ala... read more »
The Native History area on the 2nd floor included excellent information. I was also able to take in the Smithsonian event on basket-weaving. I was, however, disappointed that the 3rd and 4th floors we... read more »
We toured this facility in August 2016 - unfortunately a major upstairs exhibit was closed off. The native history section was very informative and interesting and very well laid out with numerous art... read more »
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