Beautiful presentation, modern museum dynamics and a wealth of history makes the Anchorage Museum continually rated one of the best and most exciting museums in the entire United States. Explore the complex history of the Alaskan purchase, the chartering of the Alaskan constitution and the current controversy surrounding the great Alaskan Pipeline. Walk through over 10,000 years of history within a purpose-built 15,000 square-foot (1,394 square-meter) Art of the North gallery devoted entirely to Alaska’s history. In addition, a special Imaginarium Discovery Center and ultra-modern interactives allow visitors to see where unique arctic artifacts originated in state-of-the-art displays which transport the visitor to the past.
The Anchorage Museum is a modern museum at its finest, poised at the forefront of not only museum presentation, but of every Alaskan visitor’s good time.