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Daily at the Anchorage Alaska Center
Interpretive exhibits at the Anchorage center
Explore all of Alaska in one place through our interpretive exhibits
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There's much to explore at the Alaska Public Lands Information Center including:
  • Natural history & cultural exhibits 
  • FREE maps and brochures for Alaska's public lands 
  • Interactive GIS computers featuring maps of common trips around Alaska 
  • A scavenger hunt 
  • Award-winning movies  
  • Junior Ranger books
  • Knowledgeable National Park Service staff and volunteers

 a blue graphic of the text Alaska Centers Theater Alaska's coolest animals is playing at 9 AM and 1 PM Alaska's Wild Legacy is playing at 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 3:30 PMHeartbeats in the Denali is playing at 10 AM and 3 PM Alaska Railroad History is playing at  11:15 AMThe Day the Earth Shook is playing at 11:30 AM and 2 PMKatmai: The ends of the Earth plays at 12 noon and 4 PMGold Fever plays at 12:30 PM and 4:30 PMAn Alaskan film chosen by one of our park rangers plays at 2:30 PM our website is,  we are open from Monday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM-  This schedule runs between September 8 and September 19, 2014,  our address is 605 W. 4th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501, please bring a picture ID for entry call to schedule your school field trip today!  907-644-3670  note: previously scheduled school groups have priority for use of the auditorium.
Alaska Center theater
The Alaska Center theater accommodates both moviegoers and special presentations
Alaska Center Theater

Feel free to stop by and enjoy a free movie. Our first movie starts at 9:00 am. For the summer, the Alaska Center Theater is now showing the following the movies:

Alaska's Coolest Animals (26 minutes)
at 9:00 am & 1:00 pm

Alaska's Wild Legacy (14 minutes)
at 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm
Heartbeats of Denali (17 minutes)
at 10:00 am & 3:00 pm

Alaska Railroad History (14 minutes)
at 11:15 am
The Day the Earth Shook (27 minutes)
at 11:30 am & 4:55 pm

Bears and Volcanoes of Katmai (28 minutes)
at 12:00 pm & 4:00 pm

Gold Fever: Race to the Klondike (26 Minutes)
at 12:30 pm & 4:30 pm


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Bright green grasses and the darker green of a spruce forest are perfectly reflected in the smooth surface of a lake. Green mountains and a blue, cloud-filled sky are in the background. Did You Know?
Nearly one-third of Alaska’s 586,000-plus square miles of land area are located within the Arctic Circle.