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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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907 Yukon Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-9702
+1 907-474-7505
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 4 days 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
Reviewed 6 days ago

We are not art persons and did not take the audio tour. The animal exhibits had a lot of variety and was interesting. Some of the short research videos were informative and educational. Three shows on animals, natural disasters and aurora were on. Anyhow, we...More

1  Thank Toni626
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, 9-year-old twins, and I loved that Museum of the North so much that one afternoon was not enough for us. We became members the museum and were back the next day! We loved how the exhibits of the five distinct regions of Alaska...More

2  Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice collection representing Alaska: natural history,culture and art. We spent several hours there without going to the movies, which were extra. On a clear day, you may see Denali looking south outside the museum.

2  Thank MassachusettsMona
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our full day in Fairbanks before our land tour starts. After a night of much needed rest and a awesome breakfast. My husband and I went to talk with tour desk on activities in the area .Since our land tour didn't start till tomorrow. We...More

2  Thank Dianna M
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