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Best things to do in Anchorage

History Museum
“A nice place to see all about Alaska before and now, how people use to live, all about the northern the lights, the salmon, the king crab, fishing, hunting, oil extraction, Barrow the top of the world etc must visit.”
114 locals recommend
Cultural Center
“Beautiful setting around lake with examples of various Alaskans cultural regions. ”
71 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“This shop has quality items made or designed by local artists; jewlery, art, t-shirts, hoodies, gifts. ”
12 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Local artist hosting a nice collection of other local art as well. Catch First Fridays for live music in-house too.”
12 locals recommend
Airport
“Alaska Aviation Museum sits right on the Largest Seaplane base in the World, Lake Hood. Great museum with plenty of Alaskan History to look at. ”
4 locals recommend
Park
“Great access point to the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail which offer great inlet views.”
6 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The Slack Tide Gallery is a locally owned art gallery and store that brings in a rotating selection of local art, crafts, and clothing. They offer food and beverages on "First Friday" nights when they bring in new local art exhibits.”
4 locals recommend
Library
“There's a very nice playground/ park close by. Huge pond with a lot of ducks. Please don't feed the ducks. They won't migrate if they are being fed and they poop a lot more and make the pond stinky.”
4 locals recommend
Museum
“Hike up and take the tram down or buy a ticket to ride the tram up to 2000 feet from the Alyeska Resort Hotel. The Historic Round-House is now a museum showcasing Girdwood's Skiing History.”
2 locals recommend
Museum
“Oscar Anderson House Museum is a historical museum. Located in Elderberry Park, the structure was built in 1915. The structure was the first wood-frame house in Anchorage .”
3 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Another great place for locally made wares to take home with you. There is a line of clothing and durable cups, hand made jewelry by artisan Cat Stewart and more. ”
4 locals recommend
Museum
“Go check out the 1964 Earthquake movie where your seats move! It's pretty fun. They have some other "experiences" as well. ”
4 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“If you find yourself traveling through the longest combined motor vehicle and train tunnel in North America, stop and sample the fudge in this quaint family run business. The children of the family run this shop to pay for their college education. I’m not a huge fan of fudge myself but I am a fan of local businesses and of developing a work ethic in our youth. I always stop and buy some fudge to gift to my friends and family who do love this sweet confection, they all give it a 👍🏻! ”
1 local recommends
Art Gallery
“A cute local shop with local art, a "local" version of downtown's Sevigny Studios and a great coffee shop/bakery, restaurant and bar next door (South Restaurant)”
3 locals recommend
Museum
“Eland found this great museum while working on a project for school. It's incredible, even for adults :)”
3 locals recommend