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Alaska Museum of Science and Nature

201 N Bragaw St, Anchorage, AK 99508-1311
+1 907-274-2400
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Lovely museum

This gem of a museum is a nice size. Focusing on Alaskan peoples and First Nations culture. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
HBDIVE c
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A quick but nice way to get a feel for the different areas, and the plant and animal life. Free... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
John F
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  • Average14%
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201 N Bragaw St, Anchorage, AK 99508-1311
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This gem of a museum is a nice size. Focusing on Alaskan peoples and First Nations culture. The artifacts are beautiful and fascinating but the lighting is horrendous making it a bit frustrating by the end. I would like to understand more about the rationale...More

Thank HBDIVE c
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

A quick but nice way to get a feel for the different areas, and the plant and animal life. Free admission, and lots of informative displays. Worth a quick walk through if you are in town.

Thank John F
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is a well done museum, seniros get a discount! the exhibits are amazing amazinmg amazing! learned so much from them. Go and make this a place to visit.

Thank Paleozoic P
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This place has a rich history and at the museum you can get the feel of the last 100 plus years and how Alaska has developed. Really a must see visit spot.

Thank Davin D
Reviewed 12 January 2017

It is good to see good displays of quality lasting, items of our people who came before us. Thank you for your displays.

Thank 1cat2017
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I've been to museums all over the world and tend to book trips based on museums I'm interested in seeing. This wasn't one of those trips but I allowed a couple of days in Anchorage in order to see this museum, among other things. Overall...More

2  Thank mountainsara
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I especially enjoyed the clothing designs which were sometimes simple and utilitarian and sometimes intricately patterened and beautifully constructed.

Thank dmalmal
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed this little museum. The actual name is Alaska Museum of Science and Nature. Dinosaurs, minerals, animal and science exhibits. . .many hands on activities geared to children. Plenty for adults to see too. A nominal fee for hours of fun.

Thank Yellowtrike
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We had a great tour of the museum with a very knowledgeable guide. The different methods of building and tool making were fascinating.

Thank amandajgay59
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is a beautiful museum! The exhibits are exceptional with a nice amount of educational information. It is not very large but a good amount of exhibits for a nice day out. It is excellent to do on a rainy day!

1  Thank lisarae68
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