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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center



Collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret the art, history, anthropology and science of Alaska and its relationship to the Circumpolar North. Maintain an active and diverse changing exhibition program that acquaints the community with the global spectrum of human artistic, cultural and scientific expression. Provide a major cultural center for Anchorage where the community and its visitors meet, create, learn and participate in the museum\'s programs and activities. Stimulate the contributions of a creative population of artists, historians, anthropologists, scientists and other allied professionals. Demonstrate leadership and scholarship in its endeavors to serve the widest possible audience and to work with groups, individuals and organizations that share a common interest in cultural, educational and scientific activities.

Type of Education Provided

  • Formal
  • Informal
  • Professional
  • Para-professional
  • Recreational
  • Other

Organizational Classification

  • Federal
  • Non-profit
  • Other
  • State
  • University-Based

Stem Programming

  • Yes
  • No


  • Yes
  • No

Operating Region

  • Southeast Alaska
  • Southcentral Alaska
  • Southwest Alaska
  • Northwest Alaska
  • Interior Alaska
  • Statewide

Primary Audience

  • Rural
  • Remote
  • Urban
  • Statewide
  • Specific



Site Based


Field Trip

Plan a trip for the class to visit the Anchorage Museum. Variety of field trip type is offered for grades K-12.

School Programs

Anchorage museum educators bring the wonders of the museum to you. The Outreach Program provides educational programming at off-site facilities such as schools and community centers. Opportunities are available for small and large groups, including festivals, StarLab portable planetarium shows, scientific guided investigations or traveling art and artifact kits.

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