University of Alaska Museum of the North


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.

  • Seasons of Operation: Year-round
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  • Military Discount Description: Free admission for all Alaska-based military and families
  • Halloween at the Museum

    University of Alaska Museum of the North
    October 31, 2017
    See bones and bugs, bats and birds in the museum’s haunted research labs, 4-7pm. Admission is free with a donation for the Fairbanks Community Food Bank. (907) 474-7505,...
  • New Year's Sparktacular

    UAF West Ridge
    December 31, 2017
    Brilliant fireworks launched from UAF's West Ridge at 8pm. Celebrate the New Year and kick off UAF's centennial with cocoa and cookies at the museum.