Visit the Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center

A ranger points to a large map of Alaska projected on a movie screen
Learn more about all of Alaska's National Parks from downtown Anchorage

NPS / K. Lewandowski

Experience All of Alaska

If you're visiting Anchorage, stop by the Alaska Public Lands Information Center to learn more about history and culture of the state's pubic lands, including National Parks. Get advice about trip planning, walk through the museum exhibits, watch a park film, buy a souvenir or earn your Jr. Ranger badge. In summer, there are ranger programs and tours. Find out more at

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The Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center is in the Old Federal Building which is still a working courthouse. You'll have to go through security so come prepared by leaving souvenir ulus, etc at home.
All ages are welcome!
Entrance fees may apply, see Fees & Passes information.
Old Federal Building
605 West 4th Avenue Suite 105
Anchorage, AK 99501
Accessibility Information
There is a wheelchair ramp to the visitor center. Movies are a shown with open captions. Assisted listening devices may be available for movies. Inquire about availability at (907) 644-3661.

Last updated: August 8, 2017