Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, Anchorage

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#2 of 14 in Museums in Anchorage
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Three hangars of Alaskan aviation exhibits, films and displays in additional to outdoor exhibits and an active Restoration Hangar. The Alaska Aviation Museum is a great place to watch take-offs and landings on Lake Hood, to learn about Alaska's aviation history, or even to hold a special event!
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  • Great look into the history or aviation in Alaska. Did not realize the impact Alaska had in WWII. We also walked into the hanger where they are working in renovating the planes. Had a great...  more »
  • While the gift shop is a bit spendy, this museum checks most of the boxes you would want for a contemporary museum, including a look at the lethal history of Alaskan flight, as well as the corporate.....  more »
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  • Great place and a must-see for aviation enthusiasts. Museum not only displays various aircraft but also covers the impact the aircraft had on the development of Alaska. You can easily spend an hour (when the sun is out) sitting on the terrace of the old tower and watch sea planes taking off. Friendliness of the staff really made my day, thanks!
  • A real eye opener and wonderful educational history lesson. The aviation world in Alaska is quite fascinating. The planes and jet on display, were fantastic. A very sad, dark part of history rarely discussed , was also showcased in a very good documentary.

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