The Anchorage Museum's collections exist primarily as a means of fulfilling the Museum's mission to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret cultural materials which illustrate the art and history of Alaska and the circumpolar North. The Museum has important collections of Alaska Native artifacts, historical and contemporary artwork, and objects that illustrate Alaska's history. Non-northern collections exist to be used in the Museum's exhibit and education programs. The Museum's collections currently consist of over 20,000 pieces that span man's earliest activities in Alaska to the most recent art.
For questions about the Museum's collections or permanent collections exhibits, please call (907) 929-9240.