Alaska Museum Of Science & Nature, Anchorage, Alaska
201 N Bragaw St, Anchorage, Alaska 99508| Map |
Located in a former boat warehouse, the Alaska Museum of Science & Nature features exciting, hands-on natural science exhibits as well as educational workshops for children and adults in Anchorage, Alaska. The exhibits offer a fun way to learn about the development of Alaska. For example, the Ice exhibit shows how ancient ice has shaped the local area and the Anchorage bowl. Visitors may be surprised to learn that Alaska was not completely covered in giant ice sheets during the last ice age. The Ice Age exhibit at the museum showcases the sturdy predators and prey that roamed Alaska's grassy interior then and now. Kids fascinated with prehistoric creatures love the Polar Dinosaurs exhibit, where they can view skeletons and fossils. Kids can experience the touch table, which contains casts of many different dinosaur claws, teeth, spikes, horns and real dinosaur bones. At the Schmidt Mine-Geology exhibit, families can handle different types of rocks and learn how they are made. The museum showcases its collection of birds in the engaging On the Wing exhibit, which highlights the driving forces behind why and where birds migrate. More fun exhibits to explore with kids include Alaska's Animals, and Bones. With a budget-friendly admission rate and interesting exhibits, the Alaska Museum of Science & Nature is a top tourist attraction in Anchorage, Alaska.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
Curious kids will enjoy looking through the gift shop's science kits and related items at the Alaska Museum of Science & Nature in Anchorage, Alaska.
Address: 201 N Bragaw St, Anchorage, Alaska 99508| Map
Hours: Mon-Sat 10 am - 5 pm
Price: Adults (13+): $5; Children (3-12): $3; Children under 3: Free