Oscar Anderson House Livingroom

About the Oscar Anderson House Museum

The Oscar Anderson House, constructed in 1915, is one of the oldest homes in Anchorage, and is the only House Museum located in Anchorage. 

Enjoy this short video about the OAHM courtesy of the Municipality of Anchorage

In 1976, Elizabeth Anderson, Oscar’s widow, donated the house to the Municipality of Anchorage. After an extensive restoration between 1978 and 1982 the Oscar Anderson House was turned into a museum.

The Oscar Anderson House was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1978, for its architectural significance and for Oscar Anderson’s role in the development of early Anchorage.

The Oscar Anderson House is a National Trust for Historic Preservation “Distinctive Destination.”

Today, through a partnership with the Municipality of Anchorage, the Alaska Association for Historic Preservation, Inc. (AAHP) operates the Oscar Anderson House Museum. 

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2020 Summer Museum Hours
Oscar Anderszon House is Closed for the Summer

Please check back late November to see if we will be
hosting our Annual Swedish Christmas House!


Directions to Museum

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For more information and reservations:
OscarAndersonHouse@gmail.com
907-206-2284 10am to 4pm