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Alaska Native Heritage Center

8800 Heritage Center Dr, Anchorage, AK 99504-6100
+1 907-330-8000
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Alaskan native culture is presented through storytelling, dancing, craft-making and simulated, life-sized villages representing each of the five main indigenous groups.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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8800 Heritage Center Dr, Anchorage, AK 99504-6100
+1 907-330-8000
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It would be best to check out the schedule of events and timing for the free ride back to the city if you visit. There is a bus to take you to and from. I rode back to town for free since I had purchased...More

Thank June K
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a bit of time to kill before flying home from Anchorage. The Heritage Center offers a hotel shuttle which makes it convenient to visit. We found the displays interesting and they had activities going on during the visit in the visitors center. I...More

Thank ljtraveler_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit: demonstrations, interactive showcases and living history in terms of native housing. A visit here is a must if you're interested in tribal migration and living explanations. High recommendation.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we came here at the end of the season some of the exhibits were closed. However the weather was great so we were able to see a lot outside. We also watched some of the dancing. There are complimentary shuttle buses which pick up...More

Thank Sandy56Melbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Anchorage this past July 2017. For 2 week land / sea tour. Had the opportunity to visit the Alaska heritage center as one of excursions. As we arrived at the center we were amazed of the information available. From demonstrations on native games,...More

Thank Dianna M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For anyone coming to Anchorage, this is a wonderful place to visit. One part is a living, outdoor museum which superbly showcases the different Alaska Native cultures and the types of dwellings they live in throughout the state. These vary widely, depending on their location...More

Thank AkBandL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended a conference outing including food and Alaska Native dance performances. Displays give an excellent introduction to the different Alaska Native communities, philosophy and history.

Thank Thora Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the program here and workers were very friendly and helpful. We had caught a cab to get there and found out by employees that there was a free shuttle which we enjoyed having. There was a tip container but gladly paid that rather...More

Thank James V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This center does an excellent job depicting the 11 different cultures that have lived in Alaska for the past few centuries. There are examples of the domiciles the natives created to live in a harsh climate. Each of these was manned by someone who could...More

1  Thank FrequentTraveler696
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great place to go to learn about the Native Alaskan culture. The grounds had great attractions that took you through the native Alaskan peoples experiences. Willy Topkok, one of the native Alaskans story tellers was very friendly and informative. We didn't stay...More

Thank Tricia M
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Ong W
28 September 2017|
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Response from Philippe A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ong, Sorry for my late answer. I think that it's true, but not sure. You could contact them directly to verify. I hope it's helpful to you. Kind regards
30 May 2017|
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Response from Susan H | Reviewed this property |
Did not see sled dogs there.
Dan S
8 May 2017|
Response from bonnierdh |
according to their website which I was just looking at, yes. To get a full schedule of activities, presentations, go to their website.