The center is a must-see for all interested in Alaska’s history and Native peoples. The venue allows you to explore the cultures of eleven indigenous groups of Alaska. Experience Western hemisphere native art, artifacts in a historic setting of a reconstructed village and open-air museum, to see native dances and discover their cultural relevance. Learn about native games, athletes and see traditional native dwellings with commentary from expert guides. Hear stories of Alaska's Native people and learn about Native traditions. Alaska Native Heritage Center is remarkable for its educational programs, life-sized village displays, craft-making workstations -- all within 26 acres bordered by the Chugach Mountains. Located just 10 minutes east of downtown there is a gift store and cafe onsite.