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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
  • Handicap Accessible:
  • Internet/Wi-Fi:
  • Motorcoach Parking:
  • Payment Types:
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • American Express
    • Checks
    • Cash
  • Seasons of Operation: Year-round
Military Discount
  • Military Discount available?:
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  • Retirees:
  • Veterans:
  • Military Discount Description: Call
Alaska Resident Specials
  • Alaska Resident Special: Adult: $4 discount (with ID); youth: $2 discount
Events
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  • ARTSci Teen Workshop: Field Sketching

    University of Alaska Museum of the North Lobby
    May 2, 2024
    Sharpen your observation skills. Explore sketching techniques inside and outside the museum. See the new Thinking Made Visible exhibit. Taught by Nicole Webster,...
  • Junior Curators: Spring

    University of Alaska Museum of the North
    May 4, 2024
    Create a model butterfly collection and learn to identify butterflies! Explore signs of spring in the boreal forest, see and touch museum objects, and try a scavenger...
  • Early Explorers: Spring

    University of Alaska Museum of the North Lobby
    May 10, 2024
    Drop in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover with hands-on activities in the Creativity Lab. Explore galleries. Activities and materials provided....
  • ARTSci Teen Workshop: Bug Boot Camp

    University of Alaska Museum of the North
    May 23, 2024
    Practice skills to identify, photograph, sketch, and preserve bugs. Use a microscope to take close-up photos. Record your sightings with the iNaturalist app. Taught by...