In the Gallery of Alaska
Celebrate Alaska's Golden Heart City
Past, Present and Future
Explore the Museum's galleries to learn about the gold rush days, building the Alaska Highway, the aurora borealis, and what we're planning for the future.
Forced To Leave:
The Detention of Alaskan Japanese Americans and Aleuts During World War II
Learn about the history of Alaska's residents being relocated after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941 and Dutch Harbor in 1942. Japanese-American residents were moved and detained in remote camps in the lower-48 while the Aleut residents of the Aleutian and Pribiloff Islands were relocated to Southeast Alaska camps. View and read the personal stories of relocation and reconciliation.
Images from the Hubble Space Telescope
This stunning photograph of the well-known spiral galaxy M51 and the image of an eerie-looking tower of gas in the Eagle Nebula commemorate Hubble's 15 years of viewing the heavens.