Earthquake Simulator and Double Feature with Snacks for Two or Four at Alaska Experience Theater (Up to 54% Off)

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45-minute program begins in a theater that rocks to re-create a major earthquake and includes two shorts showcasing Alaska's beauty.

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Promotional value expires Sep 16, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Valid for admission to the Earthquake Museum. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $18 for the Earthquake Simulator and the double feature for two, with popcorn and a drink for each guest (a $36.80 value)
  • $34 for the Earthquake Simulator and the double feature for four, with popcorn and a drink for each guest (a $73.60 value)<p>

The SafeQuake Earthquake Theatre rumbles to re-create the sensation of a 4.5-magnitude quake as viewers watch the 15-minute Great Alaska Earthquake, which documents the Good Friday Earthquake of March 27, 1964. The 30-minute double feature begins with Journey to Alaska, a breathtaking aerial tour matched with Alaskan history, and follows with the story of a professional aurora photographer in Northern Lights Adventure. Films screen at least eight times a day, every day of the week from May 15 to September 15. Find the online schedule here.<p>

Alaska Experience Theater

The most popular films at the Alaska Experience Theater covers a monumental moment in area history: the devastating Good Friday Earthquake of March 27, 1964. After learning about the quake's massive power in the adjoining museum, viewers enter an earthquake simulator, shaking along with hydraulic tremors as a brand new documentary drives home the quake's destructive scale.

The Alaska Earthquake Experience is just one of the various short documentaries on Alaskan history and lifestyle screened at the theater throughout the year. In the 96-seat main theater, a 40-foot screen commands attention. The theater displays longer documentaries along with cult classics, independent films, and wide release blockbusters. In addition to hosting these screenings, the theater can also be rented out for use in weddings, conventions, or other memorable events.

The Alaska Experience Theater's dedication to lively historical learning also extends outside of its walls. Out in the marketplace, two permanent exhibits reveal more information about the earthquake and display the full collection of prints by Alaskan artist Fred Machetanz.

Customer Reviews

Great stop to get an overview of Alaska . Learned a lot about the earthquake & saw the breathtaking film of wild Alaska.
John B. · August 30, 2014
It is a fun way to learn about Alaska and it's history. The young man working there was very personable and friendly.
Margaret C. · July 22, 2014
awesome overview of alaska on the big screen... and the earthquake theatre gives real perspective on how it was in 1964... takes you back in time,,, and lets you feel what they felt... we all loved it...
Renae D. · July 8, 2014
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    Anchorage, AK 99501

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