The rich culture and heritage of Alaska is documented and preserved in the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center. It is situated right at the junction of C Street and 7th Avenue of the city of Anchorage, Alaska.
The Anchorage museum was created with the collaboration of both the city’s private and public sectors. The museum strives to document Alaska’s glorious past as well as make the locals appreciate the arts. Anchorage museum also aims to provide a venue for scientific researches and studies.
In 1968, the Anchorage Museum was opened to the public in time for the commemoration of the 100 years since the acquisition of Alaska by the United States from the government of Russia. The museum’s main exhibit during its opening was composed of 60 art pieces, all of which were just borrowed from its owners just for the event. The Anchorage Museum also included 2,500 relics from the Alaska’s historical past which were also borrowed from the Historical Society of Anchorage. (more…)