Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Anchorage

4.5
#1 of 104 in Museums in Alaska
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. Plan your Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center visit and explore what else you can see and do in Anchorage using our Anchorage trip itinerary planner.
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  • I've been visiting the museum for decades and it never gets old. It is a wonderful blend of original Alaskana, gorgeous modern displays of indigenous art and culture and exciting science rooms. It's a...  more »
  • About 4 levels of exhibits (one closed off due to the earthquake damage)> some of the exhibits you can interact with, some are educational about the environment, the indigenous people> some give you a...  more »
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  • I always love the tastefully constructed Anchorage Museum. The displays stoke a passion inside of me for Alaskan history and Art. Currently they have beanbag chairs in the sun room that provides for relaxation and reflection. Great spot to take a lunch break!
  • I really enjoyed this museum. I found the exhibits very balanced in terms of presentation. There is a beautiful gallery up top showcasing young indigenous artists, there is an extensive gallery about the history of Alaska, and the art collection is extensive. A beautiful building and wonderful exhibits.

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