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Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage

Alaska Native Heritage Center - Anchorage, Alaska
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Alaska Native Heritage Center
8800 Heritage centrer Drive, Elmendorf, AK 99506Map
+1 907 330 8000
Neighborhood: Mountain View
AOL Travel Editor’s Review

Devoted to the lifestyles of Alaska’s native peoples, this center’s building is a relatively compact facility in which brief exhibits and regular performances depict the Athabascan, Yupik, Inupiaq and coastal nations that have lived here for millennia. The centerpiece of the facility is a lovely path around a small pond, through birch and cottonwood forest, that leads to a half-dozen authentic dwellings—most of them heavily earth-insulated against the harsh climate. Free shuttles bring visitors from downtown in the summer.

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Alaska Native Heritage Center General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, amex, visa
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