ANCHORAGE -- The tale of Alaska can be traced throughout the state
in dozens of museums and cultural centers.
They range from the popular and well-publicized (the Alaska
SeaLife Center in Seward and the new Alaska Native Heritage Center
in Anchorage) to the lesser known, (the K'Beq: Kenaitze Indian
Tribe facility in Kenai and the Alaska State Trooper Museum in
Dozens of museums recall the days of Alaska's gold rush as well
as the state's industry, modern development and Indian cultures.
Some of the facilities require payment of entrance fees; others are
For a copy of a pamphlet listing many of the cultural
institutions, write to Museums Alaska, Box 242323, Anchorage,
99524. The Web site address is www.museumsalaska.org.