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Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center

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Your 1st stop for visitor information. Enjoy Alaska Native art, music, stories and dance. Free world-class exhibits that tell the story of life in Interior Alaska. Wave to family around the world on our Antler Arch webcam. Free films, WiFi, parking.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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101 Dunkel St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4806
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Go here. It's a great stop on the road. Get your National Park Book stamped. If you haven't already gotten one, get one at the next National Park Visitor's center.

Thank S7409DDpauls
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a top place to visit in Fairbanks it was great wandering around and learning about the history of Fairbanks and the staff where more than happy to offer advice .Best bit of advice was to return in March to experience the Northern Lights And...More

Thank Wayne A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first stop that we went when we arrived in Fairbanks. It was very informative. Highly recommended and at no cost.

Thank Sandra I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of great information and friendly staff! I'd recommend going there first before going or doing anything else!

Thank ChrisGina174
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place had a wealth of information about Fairbanks and Alaska. It also includes some displays about Alaska, like a mini museum. I highly recommend stopping in here early on in your visit to Fairbanks to gather information. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank BigDaddyFromOC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss this place when visiting Fairbanks! Staff is extremely helpful. Great little museum, and films depicting life in Alaska. All kinds of helpful info for tourists can be found here.

Thank JudyH410
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can learn a lot about local lives in Alaska from Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center, and the best part is: it is all free. ;-) They have exhibits introducing how local people survive the harsh environments in Alaska, how the trans-Alaskan oil pipeline...More

Thank Jiao2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it! The best part is that it is FREE ADMISSION! If you come to Fairbanks, it's either you're vacationing with your family or chasing the Aurora light with friends/loved one. This is a nice place to spend some time during the day time to...More

Thank Felicity F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed learning about the native people and wildlife. There was a ton of information about the pipeline but sadly very little about climate change. Being this far north and a base for climate research, I expected to learn a bit more. The rangers...More

Thank Kyla P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good parking lot, nice location next to the river. Displays are informative (but not too much). Forest service representative good for trail information for hiking. Good for an hour or so.

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David V
8 March 2016|
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So we went there. Our answer would be 1 1/2 hours to enjoy all the exhibits. More if you want to see the films.
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