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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

625 C St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3544
+1 907-929-9201
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Well presented displays of aboriginal culture

A really good museum with excellent history of Alaska (including a copy of the promissory note... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sydney, Australia
Check out the third floor-first.

When you visit in the summer you see the most beautiful flower arrangement in the walk way in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Houston, Texas
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Alaska's largest museum focusing on art, history, science and culture of Alaska.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
625 C St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3544
+1 907-929-9201
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A really good museum with excellent history of Alaska (including a copy of the promissory note purchasing Alaska from Russia). Wonderful displays of artifacts from the traditional cultures who have lived in the area for thousands of years. Well worth a visit.

Thank RomaPHILE33
Reviewed 3 days ago

When you visit in the summer you see the most beautiful flower arrangement in the walk way in front. Go to the third floor first, to see the special exhibit (now Russia) then work your way down to the first floor.

Thank irbflyfish
Reviewed 3 days ago

My son had been in Anchorage for several months, working on a film. He recommended the museum to me. The Smithsonian exhibit, which appears to be permanent, was excellent. The exhibits for each "tribe" were well displayed. I would suggest that, if you are interested...More

1  Thank Diana H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We happened to be there just a few days too early to see some of the temporary exhibits that were opening on 9/15/17 so there wasn't as much for us a to enjoy. But, it was still a very interesting museum with a wide range...More

Thank Darcy B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots to do fair price inside good for all ages,lots for kids too café with drinks & eats don't miss very informative

Thank S632PQdonm
Reviewed 6 days ago

Generally noted as the top rated attraction in Anchorage, we made the Museum our first stop on our tour day. Although there were several outstanding exhibits, the overall experience fell a bit below what we had expected. Many of the historical artifacts were quite interesting,...More

Thank OldBigBob
Reviewed 1 week ago

So many options in the museum! You HAVE to check this out. Rotating exhibits help show Alaskan culture.

Thank Pepper8302
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you only have time to visit one attraction in Anchorage, check out the Anchorage Museum. We learned so much about the history of Alaska and the relationship between Alaska and Russia. I recommend starting on the top floor and working your way down. The...More

Thank ARretired
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice museum with some very interesting exhibits. My reget is that we did not have enough time to explor everything that we wanted to see.

Thank RedheadinCr
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first opportunity to visit this museum and we were eager to see the Smithsonian exhibit that was new since we were last in Anchorage. The exhibit was of indigenous people of Alaska and had beautiful displays and was very educational. In addition...More

Thank Pip18Wisconsin
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Questions & Answers
23 January 2017|
Response from Haley J |
Hi there! I'm a museum employee. We have a few different areas under construction or renovation this summer. The Alaska Gallery on the 2nd floor will reopen on September 15. The new Rasmuson Wing, which offers 25,000 square... More
2 December 2016|
Response from 1455traveler |
Also, with the Cultural Pass, what is the schedule for departures from the museum to the heritage center and back?
7 July 2015|
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Response from EricaLyn | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Anchorage Museum website you can pull up by date what is on the exhibit schedule. A quick look shows there is Beyond the Arctic Circle, River of Bears, Cosmic Colors, Experience the Aurora: Plus!, etc... More