Anchorage Museum

625 C Street
Anchorage, AK 99501


About the Museum:


The Anchorage Museum connects people, expands perspectives, and encourages global dialogue about the North and its distinct environment.


The Anchorage Museum is recognized as a leading center for scholarship, engagement, and investigation of Alaska and the North.


The Anchorage Museum embraces:

Alaska’s place in the world by:

Highlighting the relevance of the North to global issues

Exploring the intersection of art, culture, history, and science

Sharing multiple perspectives and experiences that tell a greater story

The people of Alaska by:

Providing a forum for the voices of the North, our residents, and many communities

Learning together through enduring relationships and connections

Creating dynamic and authentic experiences with the people we serve

Innovation and creativity by:

Responding to change through open communication and the exchange of ideas

Incorporating informed risk-taking, ongoing evaluation, and evolving research

Addressing contemporary, relevant issues

Individual and institutional integrity by:

Supporting respectful interaction, inclusive participation, and diverse representation

Building a culture of trust, respect, and support

Advancing sustainable practices, sound scholarship, professional standards, and fiscal responsibility

Stewardship and sustainability by:

Preserving and presenting the collections, living specimens, stories, and facilities entrusted to us

Providing access to authentic and distinct evidence that tells the Alaska story

Working with our stakeholders and public to create a more sustainable future.

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