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Best things to do in Anchorage

History Museum
“The Anchorage museum brings the best of Alaska to the world, and the best of the world to Alaska. Through a combination of art, history and science the Anchorage Museum creates a rich, deep understanding of the human experience and offers something to everyone.”
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Cultural Center
“To develop a better understanding of the immense diversity of the native cultures of our state, this is a stop worth making. Make sure to go out to the courtyard to tour each of the traditional living structures.”
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Art Gallery
“This shop has quality items made or designed by local artists; jewlery, art, t-shirts, hoodies, gifts. ”
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Art Gallery
“The Slack Tide Gallery is a locally owned art gallery and store that brings in a rotating selection of local art, crafts, and clothing. They offer food and beverages on "First Friday" nights when they bring in new local art exhibits.”
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Museum
“Hike up and take the tram down or buy a ticket to ride the tram up to 2000 feet from the Alyeska Resort Hotel. The Historic Round-House is now a museum showcasing Girdwood's Skiing History.”
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Art Gallery
“Local artist hosting a nice collection of other local art as well. Catch First Fridays for live music in-house too.”
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Airport
“Alaska Aviation Museum sits right on the Largest Seaplane base in the World, Lake Hood. Great museum with plenty of Alaskan History to look at. ”
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Park
“Great access point to the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail which offer great inlet views.”
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Library
“There's a very nice playground/ park close by. Huge pond with a lot of ducks. Please don't feed the ducks. They won't migrate if they are being fed and they poop a lot more and make the pond stinky.”
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Museum
“Oscar Anderson House Museum is a historical museum. Located in Elderberry Park, the structure was built in 1915. The structure was the first wood-frame house in Anchorage .”
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Art Gallery
“Another great place for locally made wares to take home with you. There is a line of clothing and durable cups, hand made jewelry by artisan Cat Stewart and more. ”
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Museum
“Go check out the 1964 Earthquake movie where your seats move! It's pretty fun. They have some other "experiences" as well. ”
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Art Gallery
“A cute local shop with local art, a "local" version of downtown's Sevigny Studios and a great coffee shop/bakery, restaurant and bar next door (South Restaurant)”
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Museum
“Eland found this great museum while working on a project for school. It's incredible, even for adults :)”
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Museum
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