Oscar Anderson House Museum
420 M Street
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
In Elderberry Park, located on the west end of downtown Anchorage, you will find one of the first privately built wood-frame residences completed after the auctioning of townsite lots in 1915. It is the only historic house museum in Anchorage. Guided tours highlight the early history of Anchorage and the experiences of the Anderson Family.
For more information, download the brochure below:
The Oscar Anderson House Brochure
Public and Group Tours
Tours are by appointment only. No walk-ins. Groups are restricted to a maximum of 6 people at a time in the museum. Please call (907) 206-2284.
Museum will reopen on June 14, 2022
Tuesday through Thursday
12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday & Monday
45-minute guided tours
$10 Adults & teens
$5 Children 12 years
$5 Alaska residents
and senior citizens
Online reservations are used. It worked very well for the museum and for visitors. Walk ins will still be able to come in, but group size is limited to 8 people.
If you have a group of more than 8 people, please call to make special arrangements:
Museum Phone: 907-206-2284
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
make reservations online on secure site below.
Reserve your tour at:
Masks are not required at this time. If not feeling well, please consider visiting another day.
2022 Swedish Christmas Celebration
(Hosted by the Alaska Association for Historic Preservation)
First two weekends in December
12:00 Noon to 4:00 p.m.
Learn how early Anchorage
celebrated the holidays.
Tours are ongoing
throughout the afternoon.
For more information and reservations:
Oscar Anderson House Museum – Preservation Alaska (alaskapreservation.org)
Return to the Historic Preservation Commission page.