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First Friday

The first Friday of each month enjoy free general admission from 6 to 9 p.m.

Led Zeppelin Cosmic Light Show
7:30 p.m.
Be transported by mood-altering art and 3-D graphics choreographed to some of Led Zeppelin’s biggest hits, including “Whole Lotta Love,” “Immigrant Song” and “Ramble On.” This immersive rock ‘n’ roll experience plays out on the museum's full-dome planetarium screen and features a state-of-the-art sound system. Audience advisory: Adult subject matter. Buy tickets online.


Astronomy Alive
6:30 p.m.
Curious about what’s up in the night sky? Take a guided tour through space and time in this live show, customized to highlight current astronomical occurrences. Galaxies, nebulae, binary stars … you name it, we show it to you. Except black holes. No one can see black holes. Buy tickets online.

First Friday at the Anchorage Museum
6 to 9 p.m.
Enjoy a presentation about Kobuk Valley National Park and admission to the museum’s galleries. Free

Sense of Place: Kobuk Valley National Park
7 to 9 p.m
Kobuk Valley National Park is known for sand dunes, caribou migration and as a research stand-in for Martian landscapes. What does it mean to be a tourist in a place like this? A visual artist, poet, curator, educator and filmmaker travel from the Anchorage Museum to the Kobuk and back, exploring the tourist experience and sense of place. They share a "home movie" about the trip, along with souvenirs, interviews and artistic responses to the experience. This event is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Arctic Desert. Free