Anchorage Kids Entertainment Tour (Self Guided), Anchorage

Anchorage is a great place to have fun with your family. This city welcomes children of any age to enjoy delicious desserts in local sweet shops and have fun visiting fascinating museums, interactive theatres and souvenir shops. Take this tour to explore the family-friendly city of Anchorage.
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Anchorage Kids Entertainment Tour Map

Guide Name: Anchorage Kids Entertainment Tour
Guide Location: USA » Anchorage (See other walking tours in Anchorage)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.8 Km or 0.5 Miles
Author: Dara
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Bear and Raven Adventure Theater
  • Stewart's Photo Shop
  • Town Square Municipal Park
  • Alaska Cake Studio
  • Imaginarium Discovery Center
Bear and Raven Adventure Theater

1) Bear and Raven Adventure Theater

The Bear And Raven Adventure Theater is a place where children can get to know Alaskan history with the help of interactive media. In the theatre, you can see exciting movies about the wildlife in Alaska and the most important events in its history. Do not be surprised if you feel your chair shaking as a bear on the big screen approaches you, or if you feel snow falling on your head. In the lobby you can take a photo embracing a grizzly bear, try on a real Eskimo fur coat or know what it feels like to ride an Iditarod dog sleigh. Visit this adventure theatre for an experience you won't forget.
Stewart's Photo Shop

2) Stewart's Photo Shop

Stewart's Photo Shop, the oldest photo shop in the city, has gathered an impressive archive of slides, movie films and photographs. Its owners Ivan and Oro Stewart are in business since 1943. They opened their shop in the old historical building that used to be a butcher store in the 1920s. The shop owners gladly share pieces of Alaskan history with their customers and display amazing old and rare pictures and slides at their shop. The Stewarts also keep a pet reindeer named Star who participates regularly in local events and festivities taking place in Anchorage. Besides photography, the other great passion of the Stewart family is jade. You can find original jewelry and souvenirs for sale in the shop. Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday 11 am - 5 pm.
Town Square Municipal Park

3) Town Square Municipal Park

Town Square Municipal Park is situated near the Egan Center and The Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. It is a nice and quiet place to sit and relax. Throughout the year, the Town Square hosts public events and festivals. In summer it is filled with flowers and during winter holidays, the park is decorated with coloured lights and sculptures carved out of ice. There is also an amphitheater that seats 400 during festivities.
Alaska Cake Studio

4) Alaska Cake Studio

Alaska Cake Studio is located in the heart of downtown, not far from the 4th Avenue Theatre. Dare to enter inside the store and you won't be able to resist tasting its delicious desserts. Skilled bakers work hard to cook true masterpieces of culinary art. Chef Will, the owner of the Cake Studio, delights his customers with traditional recipes and new flavours. The bakery also specializes in baking cakes for special occasions – birthdays, anniversaries and weddings. It is open Monday-Saturday: 9 am- 9 pm and Sunday: 11 am-6 pm.
Imaginarium Discovery Center

5) Imaginarium Discovery Center (must see)

As an expansion to Anchorage History and Art Museum, The Imaginarium Discovery Center welcomes its visitors to experience the principles of science through play. It features exhibits from the world's most popular science museums. The Imaginarium is divided in several areas such as Planetarium Hall , Bubble Space, BP Kinetic Space, TOTE KidSpace , each of them focusing on a scientific topic. Children can experience touching live animals in special tanks, looking at simulated earthquakes or aurora borealis or learning the principles of energy and motion.

Walking Tours in Anchorage, Alaska

Create Your Own Walk in Anchorage

Create Your Own Walk in Anchorage

Creating your own self-guided walk in Anchorage is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Museums and Art Galleries

Museums and Art Galleries

Situated on the Cook Inlet, Anchorage is a surprisingly flourishing and cosmopolitan city with a wide variety of attractions. It is home to a large number of museums and art galleries, offering the possibility to explore Alaska's indigenous history and culture. Take this tour to explore the city's exciting past.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 Km or 0.9 Miles
Anchorage Introduction Walking Tour

Anchorage Introduction Walking Tour

The city of Anchorage was founded at the beginning of the 20th century and has since grown to become Alaska's largest city. Nowadays it is a modern prosperous city with a well developed infrastructure. A rather short, yet captivating story of Anchorage can be observed when visiting its major attractions. Explore this unique city by taking a landmarks tour around downtown

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 Km or 1.9 Miles
Anchorage Shopping Tour

Anchorage Shopping Tour

If you want to take home something by which to remember your trip to Anchorage, consider visiting the city's shops located in the heart of downtown. Here you will find articles made of materials that represent Alaska's treasures - gold, timber, whalebone and furs, along with indigenous artwork and hand-made souvenirs by native Alaskans. Take this self-guided tour and visit the best...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 Km or 0.9 Miles