Events by Day

Multi-Day Events

Anchorage, Alaska
History
The museum houses 20 aircraft of various types including a 1928 Stearman C2B, a 1934 WACO YKC, a 1929 Travelair 6000B, a 1937 F-24-G, a 1937 Stinson SR9 "Gullwing," a 1943 Grumman Goose and a 1943 PBY 5A Catalina Canso. Exhibits include The Aleutian Campaign during WWII; Wiley Post and Will Rogers; the search for Carl Ben Eielson; historic polar flights and much more.
Anchorage, Alaska
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, History, Natural History, Science
The non-profit Alaska Museum of Natural History fills a special need for science education in Alaska. No other organization in the state educates exclusively on Alaska's unique geological, cultural, and ecological history
Elmendorf Afb, Alaska
An educational and cultural institution for all Alaskans, the Alaska Native Heritage Center will provide programs in both academic and informal settings, including workshops, demonstrations and guided tours of indoor exhibits and outdoor village sites. Local residents and visitors to Alaska are introduced to Native traditions and customs of both the past and present.
Anchorage, Alaska
The history of law enforcement in the Territory and State of Alaska is told in exhibits, memorabilia and photographs. A small gift shop is also located on the premises.
Anchorage, Alaska
Zoo
Most Alaskan animals: wolves, polar bear, brown bear, glacier bear, black bear, wolverine, musk ox, seal, otter, moose, caribou, lynx, etc. Elephant. Guided trips on request.
Anchorage, Alaska
Art
Archives 343-6189; Collections 343-6182; Education & Programming 343-6187; Exhibits 343-6122 Exhibits and collections represent Alaska's Natives, state history, and Alaskan art. Spacious galleries house informative and educational exhibits of the permanent collection and temporary exhibits from around the world. Education-based programs include: classes, tours, lectures, performances, and films.
Elmendorf Afb, Alaska
Primarily wildlife exhibits, ecosystem displays.
Anchorage, Alaska
Library
The museum interprets Alaska Native culture through extensive exhibits supported by a reference library of more than 2,500 books on Alaska subjects. A collection of paintings by Alaska's major artists, featuring a fine collection of Sydney Laurence paintings, is on permanent display. The museum's curator is on duty in the gallery at all times.
Anchorage, Alaska
Anthropology, Art, Children's, Culture, History, Library, Natural History, Planetarium, Science
Hands-on, inquiry-based science center for all ages. Self-explore exhibits, hourly demonstrations, workshops for groups in earth, life & physical sciences, pre-school programs, special events, birthday parties with science themes, and more. Marine touch tanks, planetarium, bubble lab, galaxy room, reptiles, Arctic ecology, physics and traveling exhibits.
Anchorage, Alaska
History, Historic House
Anchorage's only house museum (c. 1915), located adjacent to the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail with a sweeping vista of Cook Inlet. During guided tours, visitors will learn about the early history of Anchorage (Tent City, the Alaska Railroad, the land auction) and about Oscar Anderson, a Swedish immigrant and Anchorage pioneer and businessman, and his family.
Anchorage, Alaska
Church, History
The museum is permanently closed, building is for sale. 4/29/2011
Anchorage, Alaska
Art, Culture, General, History
With over 900 artifacts on display, the Alaska Heritage Museum is one of the largest private collections in the state. Originally assembled by the National Bank of Alaska, the collection includes items from several major Alaska Native cultures: St. Lawrence Yupik, Inupiaq, Athabascan, Alutiiq, Aleut/Unganun and Tlingit.