This first-class institution and museum teaches people of all ages the cultural value of Alaska's native peoples through groundbreaking exhibits and family-friendly events. The rich history of these fascinating and vital cultures are on display and open to the public to see the important contributions native Alaskans have made throughout the years to Anchorage and the whole state.
- 9am - 5pm
Special cultural events and programs
Learn about the special traditions of this time of year at the annual Alaska Native Heritage Center Spring Festival that celebrates the customs that surround wildlife migration and the return of warm weather.
At the Alaska Native Heritage Center you can experience real life Iditarod dogsledding with a professional right inside the comfort of our museum. It’s an exciting adventure the whole family will love.
Does the center offer any classes for children and adults?
The center hosts a full range of programs for both kids and adults including many workshops for the whole family.
What can I expect to learn about when visiting the center?
You can learn about the vibrant native Alaskan people as you discover the indigenous cultures of Alaska firsthand to see how the past, present, and future all play an important part in their traditions.