Story last updated at 12/26/2012 - 4:11 pm
JUNEAU - Looking for something to do with your kids over the holiday recess once the gifts have lost their novelty, you've sledded every hill in town, and you just can't bring yourself to let them watch another cartoon?
Back by popular demand, the Alaska State Museums invites children of all ages to "Alaska Games in the Art Room," "Giant Checkers," Alaska-sized board games, Eskimo yo-yos, Yup'ik "story knives," ring-toss and "Still Life Drawing" and "Coastal Impressions Collage," based on current exhibits by Kristin Link, and NOAA's coastal zone digital mapping initiative.
"Alaska Games in the Art Room" runs through Jan. 5, 2013, during regular Museum hours. The museum will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 25, and Tuesday, Jan. 1, for the holidays.
The museum will not be open for extended hours on January First Friday, and will close at the normal closing time of 4 p.m. that Firday.
Winter hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Discounted winter admission is $3. Visitors 18 and under are admitted free of charge. An annual pass that allows unlimited visits to the Alaska State Museum and the Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka is available for $15. Assistance is available for visitors with special needs by contacting Visitor Services at 465-2901 before the visit.