Souvenir Sunday: Alaska Aviation Museum

The Alaska Aviation Museum in Anchorage, just down the road from the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, may look small from the outside, but don’t let that fool you.

The museum is jam-packed with restored vintage aircraft, flight simulators, two theaters featuring Alaska aviation films and three hangers filled with bush pilot, military aviation and commercial aviation memorabilia, including items related to Alaska Airlines and other airlines integral to a state with limited ground transportation options.

The museum also has an active restoration hanger and a well-stocked aviation-themed gift shop where I found a few Souvenir Sunday treasures, including these stickers –

And this great 3-D float plane puzzle: