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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:
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  • 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: Bears

    University of Alaska Museum of the North
    Recurring weekly on Friday until September 29, 2017
    Drop in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover. Materials and activities provided. September’s theme is Bears. For ages 5 and under. Siblings welcome!...
  • Family Day: Bears

    University of Alaska Museum of the North
    September 23, 2017
    The University of Alaska Museum of the North is exploring bears at hands-on programs during the month of September. At Family Day: Bears, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday,...
  • Teen Studio: Bears

    University of Alaska Museum of the North
    September 30, 2017
    For ages 13-18. Discover new ideas and skills at the museum! Connect with art, science and culture. Examine objects and specimens. Make cool stuff. This month, explore...
  • 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.
  • 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.