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Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center

605 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2253
+1 907-271-2737
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We loved the place. Our family loves to do the Jr. Ranger Program through the National Park... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
N Saint Paul
via mobile
Great for kids and adults

We enjoyed our time in this small venue. Super great for kids with activity book and stamps for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathryn H
Portage, Michigan
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Learn about Alaska's wildlife and wilderness through a scavenger hunt for children.
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  • Average6%
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605 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2253
+1 907-271-2737
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved the place. Our family loves to do the Jr. Ranger Program through the National Park Service. Terry was very helpful and had fun with us when we we're completing the books. We listened to a ranger talk about Denali and watched a movie...More

Thank Mizb29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our time in this small venue. Super great for kids with activity book and stamps for each display. Best child friendly tourist stop in town. Free too! It is a Federal building so you need to go through security.

Thank Kathryn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The name of this place sounds boring but it is both free and fascinating. There many displays about the people, creatives and land of Alaska. There are frequent short movies. There are a variety of free maps and other sources of info. This place is...More

Thank Seniordad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nicely done National Parks center. This one is inside a federal building, so leave your firearms at home. They have a good overview of Alaskan wildlife, the land, and the history. We watched a short video (<20 min) on Denali also. Our son completed...More

Thank Beentheredonethat777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you come to Anchorage and don't visit this place, you have MISSED OUT! Seriously, this place is AMAZING! You'll have to go through metal-detector security at the entrance (this is a federal building) but that is very easy. Inside, you could literally spend HOURS...More

1  Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Once you got through security the information centre is all is says- a wealth of information about the country. They present short films about different aspects of the history and geography of Anchorage and Alaska-you can request a film from the list. The building is...More

Thank dawnmcsea
Reviewed 13 April 2017

to find the geocache inside. We passed through security in a friendly manner and were welcomed to the centre. Inside we had to search out the cache. We diid get a little help though! Along the way we took in all the very interesting displays....More

Thank wing6rider-Australia
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Museum was closed on Monday but they allowed us the use the restroom while we souvenir shopped. We saw the free movies on Tuesday in a nice theater. The gift was had a lot to offer and stamped my NPS passport.

Thank rtainpeah
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We only had a couple of hours in Anchorage so we decided to visit this small museum and there was heaps more here than we thought. Plus there is a 20 minute video, that's well worth staying for. Donations only - no fee. PLUS there's...More

Thank maureen55
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Free entry , but its a government building so very security minded , however once in side there are lots to see , they have view cams on the river so you can see Bears feeding off the salmon, there are various videos that run...More

Thank cnomis
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