Best Places To See in Anchorage

Expert recommended Top 3 Places To See in Anchorage, Alaska. All of our places to see face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


4731 O'Malley Road, Anchorage, AK 99507 Directions

Since 1969

Alaska Zoo was established in 1969 and is a 501(c)3 organization that supports the protection of wildlife in the Arctic, sub-Arctic and similar ecosystems through education, research, and community enrichment. It is a famous attraction in Alaska, with almost 200,000 visitors yearly. It is one of the most popular attractions in the City. The 25 acres contain about 100 species of birds and mammals. The zoo provides services for quality education and conservation. It explores the Alaska zoo past and story through vintage photos and interpretive displays.

Educational, Gift and Coffee Shop, Animal Adoptions, Shuttle Service, Distance Learning, Scouts, Bird Information, Outreach Programs, Summer Camp, Photography Policy, Toddle, Special Encounters, Adventure Camps, Veterinarians, Annual Passes, Pet Memorial Program & Field Trips

Price: Admission:
Adult (non-resident) - $15 each
Adult Alaska Resident (ID*) - $13 each
Senior (age 65 and older) - $10 each
Military adult (ID**) - $10 each
Youth ages 3 - 17 years -$7 each

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Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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8800 Heritage Center Drive, Anchorage, AK 99504 Directions

Since 1999

Alaska Native Heritage Center was founded in 1999 and is a leading cultural center that shares the rich cultural heritage of the 11 major cultural groups in Alaska. Through immersive storytelling, authentic Native song and dance, Native Games demos, and more, tourists can enjoy the community firsthand. Guests walk through six realistic life-sized indigenous houses around the beautiful river Tiulana and are exposed to the traditional ways of life of Alaskan indigenous people. The center gives the community opportunities to learn more about Alaska Native culture, customs, craft, and language. It presents each tourist a unique experience of studying and experiencing the traditional and contemporary ways of indigenous cultures in Alaska. Let you on a 10,000-year journey through Alaska Native history and culture. It affords free entry for children six and under.

Exhibition, Teachers and Youth Programs, Corporate, Workshops and Classes, Wedding, Cultures of Alaska, Reception, Collections, Art Place, Heritage Cafe, Language Project, Summer of Alaska Native Art, Special Events, Dinner Party, Social Event, Buildings, Athabascan Ceremonial House & Facility Rentals

Price: Admission:
Adults - $24.95
Seniors/Military - $21.15
Children (Ages 7-16) -$16.95

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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat & Sun Closed

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4601 Campbell Airstrip Road, Anchorage, AK 99507 Directions

Since 1993

'Alaska Botanical Garden' was established in 1986 and is a non-profit living museum dedicated to enhancing plant material beauty and value through education, restoration, and recreation. Its goal is to highlight Alaska's gardens and natural areas' beauty and importance through research, learning, and entertainment using organic and green approaches. Garden includes 110 acres of boreal forest with about 8 acres of managed plants and nature trails. The garden receives over 1,100 varieties of hardy annual and seasonal plants. It affords free admission for children seven and under & members.

Nature Trails, Plant Material, Retreats, Facility Rentals, Research/Preservation, Self-Guided and Guided Tours, Programs and Events, Weddings, Education, Classes, Recreation, Photography Sessions, Bird Watching & Team-Building Sessions

Discount: Members of other gardens are eligible for a 10% Off for the Gift Shop and Nursery View Deal

Price: Admission:
Adults (18-64) - $12
Students - $10
Seniors (65+) - $10
Military - $10

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Mon - Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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