The Anchorage Museum housed at the Rasmuson Centre it was declared open in the year 196 with a display of only 60 borrowed Alaskan paintings and 2500 ancient, museum worthy objects also borrowed from the local historical society. While the museum had been expanded and enlarged many times since, today it entertains over 180,000 local and foreign visitors annually. The museum has a permanent collection spread across forty thousand square feet that exhibits Alaskan art, history and ethnography. Looking for Anchorage accommodations? Any one of the many Hotels in Anchorage AK will be ideally suited for you. For example the Millennium Alaskan Hotel Anchorage, will provide star class amenities together with superior service to make your holiday a truly memorable one.