Three hangars of Alaskan aviation exhibits, films and displays in additional to outdoor exhibits and an active Restoration Hangar. The Alaska Aviation Museum is a great place to watch take-offs and landings on Lake Hood, to learn about Alaska's aviation history, or even to hold a special event!To visit Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum on your trip to Anchorage, use our Anchorage road trip planning app.
Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum Reviews
The museum has free parking. You actually cross an aircraft taxiing area to get to the museum. It, frankly, does not look very impressive from the outside; but it is much more impressive once you get.... more »
If you like aviation, the Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum is well worth a visit while in Anchorage. They have an interesting and informative collection of aircraft, and exhibits, which are presented.... more »
Great place and a must-see for aviation enthusiasts. Museum not only displays various aircraft but also covers the impact the aircraft had on the development of Alaska. You can easily spend an hour (when the sun is out) sitting on the terrace of the old tower and watch sea planes taking off. Friendliness of the staff really made my day, thanks!
A real eye opener and wonderful educational history lesson. The aviation world in Alaska is quite fascinating. The planes and jet on display, were fantastic. A very sad, dark part of history rarely discussed , was also showcased in a very good documentary.
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