View vintage aircraft, bush pilot exhibits and films. Flight simulator and unique gift store.
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The Alaska Native Heritage Center is a premier cultural center sharing the rich heritage of Alaska's 11 major cultural groups. Visitors experience Alaska Native culture first-hand through engaging storytelling, authentic Native song and dance, artist demonstrations, Native Games demonstrations and more. Unique opportunities to interact and participate create an enlightening educational experience for young and old alike.The Heritage Center, located ten miles from downtown Anchorage, is situated on 26 wooded acres. Inside – the Hall of Cultures, Theatre and Gathering place are home to many of our activities and demonstrations. Outside – guests stroll through six authentic life-sized Native dwellings surrounding beautiful LakeTiulana and are introduced to the traditional life ways of the Indigenous people of Alaska.Contact us for more information or visit us online.
Closed for construction of the new state libraries, archives & museum building. Visit us in 2016!
Historical buildings, mining relics, Athabascan lodge, garden, picnic, playground.
Explore 7,500 years of Alutiiq heritage. See ancient artifacts and learn how traditions continue.
Alaska's largest museum is the best way to experience Alaska's art, history, science and culture. The Alaska Gallery provides a glimpse into the state's rich history while its collections of Alaska art showcase renowned artists. The Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center features 600 rare Alaska Native artifacts and the Imaginarium Discovery Center offers a hands-on experience with earthquakes, sea life touch tanks, a planetarium, and more. Open May 1 to Sept 30, 9am to 6pm. Winter hours take effect Oct. 1; Tuesday-Saturday, 10am to 6pm, Sunday noon to 6pm, closed Monday.
Fabulous historic fashions & over 60 remarkable cars show how automobile & clothing design evolved dramatically from the Victorian Age through the Art Deco era. See Alaska's first car & explore the territory's eccentric automotive history through exhibits, photographs & archival videos. Adm $10/$5 for Fountainhead Hotels guests.
Free exhibit gallery celebrating the people, land & culture of Interior Alaska. Experience Alaska Native art, music, stories & dance. Take a family portrait in traditional Athabascan garments of moosehide, fur & stunning beadwork. Shop for Alaska Native art, books, films, maps. Free parking/WiFi/Internet. Open 7 days a week.
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