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University of Alaska Museum of the North

About
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Discover Alaska Native cultures, natural wonders, and diverse wildlife. Explore 2,000 years of Alaska art. The museum's exhibits are the best introduction to Alaska’s diverse wildlife, people, and lands. View original installations about Alaska's dinosaurs and the research made possible by our collections. Experience breathtaking architecture and views of the Alaska Range. Our museum is as unique as the Arctic cultures we celebrate. Movies daily. Museum Store and Café on site. Open year-round.

Amenities
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General
General
  • Seasons of Operation: Year-round
  • Payment Types:
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • American Express
    • Checks
    • Cash
  • Handicap Accessible:
  • Motorcoach Parking:
  • Internet/Wi-Fi:
Military Discount
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  • Military Discount Description: Free admission for all Alaska-based military and families
Events
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  • Early Explorers: Aurora

    University of Alaska Museum of the North
    Recurring weekly on Friday until January 26, 2018
    Drop in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover. Materials and activities provided. January’s theme is Aurora. For ages 5 and under. Siblings welcome!...
  • Aurora Fun at the Library

    Noel Wien Library
    January 21, 2018
    Join us at the library to learn the secrets of the aurora! Listen to a story about the northern lights and try hands-on activities. Presented by the UA Museum of the...
  • Museum Open House

    University of Alaska Museum of the North
    January 27, 2018
    Take a look behind the scenes at the museum! Tour the labs where researchers make discoveries about the science, culture, health, and environment of Alaska.
  • University of Alaska Museum of the North Open House

    University of Alaska Museum of the North
    January 27, 2018
    A free behind-the-scenes look at how researchers make discoveries about the culture and environment of Alaska.
  • Museum Sleepover

    University of Alaska Museum of the North
    February 16, 2018
    Spend a night at the museum! Join us for after-hours special activities and nighttime gallery explorations. Create, explore, and sleep among the exhibits. An evening...