Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center

Make this your first stop in Fairbanks

Inside Morris Thompson CenterNot 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 Copy of Cabincultural 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.

Explore Fairbanks Information Centers

Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center:

101 Dunkel Street
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Open 7 days a week year-round:

  • May 12 – Sept. 16 • 8am-9pm
  • Sept. 17 – May 11 • 8am-5pm

Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day

Pioneer Park:

2300 Airport Way, Fairbanks
at the park entrance
Memorial Day – Labor Day
Open 7 days a week seasonally • Noon-8pm

Additional Visitor Information Outlets:

Also located at the Fairbanks International Airport and the Alaska Railroad Depot

For More Information

Toll-free 1-800-327-5774 to leave a voice message requesting information or a free Visitors or Winter Guide
(907) 456-5774 for travel information
(907) 456-INFO (4636) for events hotline