Plan Your Visit
OPEN: Thursday - Saturday:
10am - 4pm
Plan Your Visit

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.

Ticket Prices
General Admission
GROUPS: groups of 10+ to please call ahead before coming in
Adult (19+)
Youth (3-18)
Senior (60+)
Military w / ID
Toddler (Under 3)
Museum Hours
Closed: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day PLEASE NOTE: our admission cut off is 30 minutes prior to closing
School Groups By Appointment
School Groups By Appointment
10AM - 4PM
10AM - 4PM
10AM - 4PM
School Field Trips

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.

Info & Pricing
Student Admission
Educator-Led Tour (20-30 minutes)
$25.00 per tour (for groups of 25 children. Larger groups will be split into multiple simultaneous tours.)
Educational Program (1 hour)
$100.00 (for groups of 25 children)

Group size:
25 students per 1-hour class
One free chaperone admission for each 5 children 

Dino Dig
Most children enjoy some free time digging for dinosaurs in our DINO DIG.
Request a Reservation Today!

Reservations are required for all group visits and classes.

Birthday Parties
Party Planning Details

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.

Included in all Parties

• 120 minute reservation in our private Party Room
• General admission to the Museum for all party guests 

Birthday Parties Offered

Saturday: 10:30am - 12:30pm or 1:30pm - 3:30pm  

Info & Pricing
Up to 12 Guests
Additional Guests
$5.00 each
Length of Party
120 Minutes
20 Min Educational Tour
$25.00 (additional)
AKSCI Members (at the Family level)
10% discount (Basic Party Package)
Max Party Size (Require 2 Adults for Party)
25 People (Including Children & Adults)
Request a Reservation Today!

Please schedule your birthday party at least two weeks in advance. We recommend inquiring about a specific date and time as early as possible.

Getting Here
By Road:

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.

By Bus:

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.

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Contact Information

201 N Bragaw St
Anchorage, AK 99508

Phone: 907-274-2400

Thur - Sat: 10am - 4pm
Sun - Wed: Closed

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