The Alaska Museum of Science and Nature is a hidden gem in Anchorage. Our Hands-On Science Museum features dinosaurs, rocks and gems, Ice Age mammals and more. Get close to it all! Exhibits include a full size pterosaur and other dinosaurs, the wooly mammoth, an Ice Age bear, touchable wolves and bears, and even a whale. A toddler friendly Museum, there are activities for every age - including teenagers.
Explore our exhibits! Discover treasures! Classes tailored for Pre-K-12 grade students are led by our knowledgeable museum educators, and focus on the past and present of the unique biodiversity and natural history of Alaska. Choose from among our Educational Programs or tell us what you’d like to study.
25 students per 1-hour class
Chaperones receive free general admission.
Reservations are required for all group visits and classes.
Are you searching for an exciting and fun way to celebrate a very special birthday? AKSCI has dinosaurs that roar and so much more! Birthday party memories last a lifetime, and we have over 65 million years of birthday experiences to share.
• 120 minute reservation in our private Party Room
• General admission to the Museum for all party guests
Saturday: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm or 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Please schedule your birthday party at least two weeks in advance. We recommend inquiring about a specific date and time as early as possible.
The museum is located at 201 N. Bragaw, just north of the Glenn Highway (6th Avenue as it leaves Anchorage). From either direction, take the Bragaw Street, and turn north onto Bragaw. Cross Mountain View Drive, and the museum and adjacent parking are located on the left side of the street.
Anchorage People Mover Public Bus Route 45 provides access from downtown Anchorage right to our door.
The museum offers free off-street parking, located adjacent to the building.
201 N Bragaw St
Anchorage, AK 99508
Thur - Sat: 10am - 4pm
Sun - Wed: Closed