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
We really enjoyed the excellent tour of the place where we learned a lot about how the native people have lived. We took the bus here from the city centre so it is easy to get to. They also had dance ... more »
This was a very informative place to visit. Learned many things about the native way of life before and after Alaska became a state. Travel from hotel was provided by the heritage center. more »
As an Alaskan Native I had fun here with my children. Seeing all the art work, and village houses were a great experience into the way of living as the ancestors did. This would be a great place for anyone to see....
if you are a tourist here, please come here to learn about the history of alaskans! it is really interesting and fun! They sometimes have food trucks outside as well.
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