Best Landmark in Anchorage, AK

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OSCAR ANDERSON HOUSE MUSEUM

420 M Street, Anchorage, AK 99501

Since 1915

House, Museum, Group Tour, Events, Education, Community Outreach, Cultural Activities, Library, Book Club, Speaker Presentations, Summer Camp, Landmarks, Historical Buildings, Collections & Architectural Buildings

Under 3 & AAHP members: Free Admission - The small bungalow measures approximately 20x40 feet

Price: $5 Alaska residents, $5 ages 3-12, $10 adults and teens

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I love this little house museum located in downtown Anchorage. A visit at Christmas time is a must -- it's all decorated for Swedish christmas and the tour guides give you not only a tour of the house but some really interesing history on Anchorage back in the day. It has a wonderful view of the inlet and it's located along the coastal trail so you could go for a walk after touring the house. It's definitely worth a stop and look.
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ANCHORAGE MUSEUM

625 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99501

Since 1968

Museum, Summer Special, Planetarium, Museum Store, Muse Restaurant, Tours, Exhibits and Events, Craft Events, Gala 2016, Classes and Workshops, Summer Camps, School Programs, Sponsors, Teens, Professional Development and Educators Programs, Collection, Birthday Parties & Rental Facility

Member, 2 & Younger: Free Admission - Save 30% Off admission to the museum and the Alaska Native Heritage Center when you purchase the Alaska Culture Pass - Over 20 exhibitions are presented each year to more than 200,000 visitors

Price: $15 Adult, $12 Alaska Resident, $10 Senior, Student, Military W/ID, $7 Children 3-12

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Tue - Sat : 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Sun : 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Mon : Closed

We went here on our last day in anchorage kind of as a last hoorah with little to no expectation. We had so much fun! It was just my husband and I and we loved the hands on portion of the exhibit. The art exhibit was quite fascinating too and incredibly inspiring. There were a full areas that were closed off, but its ok because there was still a lot to do and see. And there was a large picture of a Narwal painted on the wall. Narwals rule.
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ALASKA AVIATION HERITAGE MUSEUM

4721 Aircraft Drive, Anchorage, AK 99502

Since 1988

History Museum, Aviation, Tourist Attraction, Arts, Education, Entertainment and Culture, World-Class Exhibitions, Creative Programming, Group Tours, Guided Tours, Private Events, Venue, Exhibits, Tours, Art, Collections, Conservation, Classrooms, Hall of Fame, Research & Public Library

More than 87,000 takeoffs and landings per year - Free admission for member - A half-mile away is Ted Stevens International Airport the air crossroads of the world

Price: $15 Adults, $8 Children (5-17), $40 Family (Upto 2 Adults/3 Children), $12 Seniors & Veterans

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Mon - Sun : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is clearly a labor of love for a few volunteers. It's a specialized collection geared for children or people who are serious aviation buffs, but it was cool to look around. The guys working in the hangars were happy to give us the history of various planes and explain what they were working on. I had fun playing with the flight simulator and the old Alaska Airways plane was neat to check out. There's a shuttle from the airport or you can walk.
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