See life-sized simulated villages, native dances and arts, and immerse yourself in Alaskan culture, at Alaska Native Heritage Center. Tour exhibits that showcase totems, animal bones, clothes, boats, sleighs, and weapons. Visit the theater, the hall of cultures, and the gathering area, where activities and demonstrations take place. The village structures introduce you to the daily lives of the Alaskan people, and the surrounding wooded area represents the most typical climate and setting. Check out the cafe at the site, which has Alaska-inspired food like the reindeer hot dog. To visit Alaska Native Heritage Center on your trip to Anchorage, use our Anchorage trip planner.
Alaska Native Heritage Center reviews
My wife and I visited the Native Heritage Center on 9/12/2020. The dance group was good. To me, the best thing about the dance presentation was the information given between selections. Note... more »
I was glad the museum was open, using all safeguards. I enjoyed the dancing, storytelling and demonstration of native games. The examples of various types of housing and tour about different... more »
Great experience. Definitely take their free (included in the entry fees) guided tour of the native village sites. I don't think I would've enjoyed the experience without it. Their presentation on native games was great too. The overall experience was very informative
The Alaska Native Heritage Center is an excellent source of cultural information and history of Alaska Natives. A great deal of preserving many historical items from different periods of history. The gift shop is a must visit if you are looking for Native ivory carvings. The Native youth that participated in the programs were great examples and there are smaller tables of crafts, clothing and jewelry that you can also purchase.
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