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University of Alaska Museum of the North

907 Yukon Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-9702
+1 907-474-7505
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Discover Alaska Native cultures, natural wonders and diverse wildlife all in one stop. Explore 2,000 years of Alaska art. See the state's largest collection of gold and a mummified steppe bison. Discover treasures from thousands of years of cultural history. Learn about Arctic dinosaurs and other research by museum scientists. Breathtaking architecture and award-winning exhibits make the museum an extraordinary destination. Movies shown daily. Museum Store and Cafe on site. Behind-the-Scenes Tours of the museum's labs and research space during the summer. Open year-round on the UAF campus. The University of Alaska Museum of the North is a thriving visitor attraction, a vital component of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and the only research and teaching museum in Alaska. The museum's research collections - more than 1.5 million artifacts and specimens - serve as a valuable resource for research on climate change, genetics, contaminants, and other issues facing Alaska and the circumpolar North. Summer Hours: Daily 9am - 7pm Winter Hours: Mon - Sat 9am - 5pm
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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907 Yukon Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-9702
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Museum of the North on the campus of Univ of Alaska - Fairbanks is an outstanding venue. It is an excellent place to launch your tour in Alaska. It honors and displays the history and culture of the Alaskan people, the many unique animals...More

1  Thank RAutry
Reviewed 3 days ago

The $12.00 ticket price surprised me because no discounts for seniors or retired military or AAA were offered, yet active duty military and family get in free. Anyway, the displays were interesting and worth seeing. We didn't go upstairs to the art exhibit.

Thank Kristy W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Worth visiting as a standalone destination while in Fairbanks. Great history of the region along with the challenges people faced while living in Alaska. Well done museum- recommend a guide to get the most out of the museum.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum is very nice! Much information about the area wildlife and history of the area. Beautiful exhibits and historical pieces. They also show short movies on several different topics. This museum is well worth the visit. Plan on spending several hours there.

Thank Darlene W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not only is the building visually stunning, the museum houses many fascinating exhibits ranging from the natural history of Alaska to contemporary art. Each time I go I am impressed by the quality of the exhibits and the new things I learn about Alaska from...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Some beautiful displays of Native beadwork and clothing. If the below requirement remains in effect I no longer wish to participate.

Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best thing about the UAF is it's location. I have no idea about the schools curriculum other than being a science college

Thank chopr147
Reviewed 6 days ago

We recently visited the museum as part of a land vacation travelling across Alaska. Great exhibits, well presented and very informative. This museum would suit all age groups and is well worth a visit.

1  Thank cadra
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The exhibits are very well done and informative. Be sure to checkout the Art Gallery on the 2nd floor.

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful museum to visit if you are young or old. My kids loved the exhibits and the secret drawers were amazing. Ty UAF :)

Thank Pauline F
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