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Explore Fairbanks Visitor Centers

Explore Fairbanks Visitor Centers

Explore Fairbanks is headquartered at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center which is also the hub of year-round staffed visitor information and services. Explore Fairbanks also staffs the visitor information cabin at the main entrance of Pioneer Park during the summer. In addition, Explore Fairbanks stocks the visitor information brochure racks year-round at the Fairbanks International Airport and the Alaska Railroad Depot.

Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center

Not only beautiful but informative, the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center in downtown Fairbanks has brochures, maps, free WiFi and telephone, daily lodging availability, and local walking and driving tours. Serving as the regional visitor facility, the friendly and knowledgeable staff have answers to all your questions. The free 9,000-square-foot exhibit hall features outstanding displays and dioramas showcasing Interior Alaska’s people, wildlife, landscapes and seasons. Enjoy free films and programs on Alaska’s natural and cultural history. The center also has an artisans’ workshop, a planning area for outdoor excursions, cultural programs and an Alaska Geographic store. The Center is home to Explore Fairbanks, Alaska Public Lands Information Center, Alaska Geographic, Denakkanaaga and Tanana Chiefs Conference Cultural Programs.

 

Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center

101 Dunkel Street

Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Open and staffed 7 days a week year-round

Winter • 8am-5pm

Summer • 8am-9pm

Closed some holidays

 

Pioneer Park

2300 Airport Way, Fairbanks, at the park’s main entrance

Memorial Day – Labor Day

Open 7 days a week during the summer season • Staffed from noon-8pm

 

Fairbanks International Airport

6450 Airport Way, Fairbanks

Brochure racks are accessible during FAI and the passenger screening checkpoint hours from 4am to 2am daily, including holidays (closed 2am-4am)

 

Alaska Railroad Depot

1031 Alaska Railroad Depot Road, Fairbanks

Brochure racks are accessible as follows:

Summer Ticket Counter Hours (mid-May to mid-September):

  • Daily 6:30am-2:30pm

Winter Hours (mid-September to mid-May):

  • Saturday 7pm-9pm for arrival of train; Sunday 7am-11am for departure of train
  • Monday and Tuesday 8am-4pm