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Daily at the Anchorage Alaska Center
 
Interpretive exhibits at the Anchorage center
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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 children's scavenger hunt 
  • Award-winning movies  
  • Junior Ranger booklets and awards
  • 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 AlaskaCenters.gov,  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
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The Alaska Center theater accommodates both moviegoers and special presentations
Alaska Center Theater

This winter, feel free to stop by and enjoy a free movie any time between 10 am and 4:30 pm. Rangers will be available to start videos on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Alaska Center Theater is now showing the following the movies:

Alaska's Coolest Animals 
26 minutes

Alaska's Wild Legacy
14 minutes

Alaska Railroad History
14 minutes

The Day the Earth Shook
27 minutes

Bears and Volcanoes of Katmai
28 minutes

Gold Fever: Race to the Klondike
26 Minutes

Heartbeats of Denali
17 minutes

Voices of Sitka
12 minutes


Title Alaska Center Theater Request one of the following movies by calling 907 644 3670 Alaska's Coolest Animals 26 minutes high definition for children Alaska's Wild Legacy 14 minutes History of the creation of Alaska's Public Lands Alaska Railroad History 14 minutes The Day the Earth Shook 27 minutes The Great Alaska 1964 Earthquake Bears and Volcanoes of Katmai National Park 28 minutes Gold Fever: Race to the Klondike 26 minutes The Alaska Gold Rush Heartbeats of Denali 17 minutes Official Denali National Park video Voices of Sitka 12 minutes Hours of operation in the Winter. September 22 until mid May 2015 Monday through Friday 10am to 5pm Email address AlaskaCenters.gov Physical address 605 W. 4th Avenue Anchorage AK 99501 To enter the building a picture ID is required. To schedule a school field trip call 644-3670




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Landscape view of Potter Marsh with flat, clear water and brown and yellow grasses stretching toward the mountains on the horizon. Did You Know?
There are 200 recognized mountains, over 60 glaciers, and 30 lakes and ponds within the Chugach National Forest and State Park - all located within 50 miles of Anchorage.