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University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Address: 505 S Chandlar Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0001
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+1 907-474-7211

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University is a must see!

The UAF campus is interesting in landscape and architecture. University campuses are not just for students but for everyone to visit. Also universities can be great places to find... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The UAF campus is interesting in landscape and architecture. University campuses are not just for students but for everyone to visit. Also universities can be great places to find other actives for free or cheap. The campus food (generally speaking) are cheap eats too. Though I did not eat at UAF, I'm sure it's quality. They also have a reindeer... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the top five must see places in Fairbanks! Excellent examples of gold found in the area, as well as history of Fairbanks early years.

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Bellport, New York
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fun quick stop if the weather is cold and you want a photo to show your friends. Lots of people stop for that photo!

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Blaine, Washington
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Love, love, love this museum! So much to explore as well as a movie theater there! Plan a couple of hours here!

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Llanbedr, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 917 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

My wife and I visited the campus at the University of Alaska Fairbanks during our 'Natural Wonders of Alaska' tour with Titan Travel. Our tour group were staying for 3 nights on a room only basis at the very welcoming and comfortable Bridgewater Hotel in Downtown Fairbanks on the banks of the Chena River. Our motor coach took us to... More 

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Loved getting our pic taken at the sign. Helped that it was -36 that day! One I'll remember. Definitely worth the trip to the university

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Metairie, LA
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

If you want to take a photo with the famous sign showing the temperature, it's at the corner of two streets on the edge of campus... the streets are a bit tricky in Fairbanks because many of them change names after you pass a certain cross street. If you use your GPS to go to the Tesoro gas station at... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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123 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

If you have some free time in Fairbanks, have access to transportation and want to take a memorable photos then this is the spot to do it at. We were there at --29F/--34C. In Fairbanks this is what memories are made of, pretty much lol

Thank Sasha R
Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

UAF is the place we always go to check the temperature. It is very large compound. They have gas station at the corner and open 24 hours. You can have any convenient gas station food there.If you go up to the hill, on your left, there is a stop sign and small parking area to park your car and wait... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2017

My son and I were plesantly surprised how beautiful this campus is. The Museum of the North was fantastic.

Thank teetaduffy

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