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Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center

101 Dunkel St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4806
+1 907-459-3700
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
101 Dunkel St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4806
+1 907-459-3700
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped by this visitor center and we not sure what to expect. It was a good experience. They have all the standard visitor center stuff and also National Park desk. They have a museum with a good overview of seasons of the Fairbanks. One...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Fairbanks Visitor Center is a wonderful place to check out. Lots of informational brochures, info and maps on hiking/ biking trails in and around Fairbanks, and friendly staff to help you with questions. Great Alaska Art and artifacts are also displayed inside the building,...More

Thank akblueberry
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Entrance is free. In front is a homesteader cabin, a must see. Inside are exhibits about the native culture, both past and recent, laid out in a smooth flow. Exhibits are well explained. There are regularly scheduled events in the auditorium, so check online to...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice overview of Alaska nature and culture. The cabin in front of the museum is beautiful and interesting. Enjoyed the young Athabascans doing the native dances during a cultural show.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a free museum. This place is incredible and is bigger than it looks. I could've spent hours here. Includes a history of Fairbanks with many interactive displays. My kids, 12 and 5, loved it. My father in law, 64, enjoyed it. This was...More

Thank Peydirt18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were surprised how wonderful this museum is. Lots of well done, educational exhibits and a film that plays endlessly throughout the day. Don't miss the Iditerod photos and the antler arch out front.

Thank Linda A. M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend starting off your trip by visiting the Morris Thompson Cultural Center. Great exhibits and films to help you get a feel for the history of the area. Also, there were many brochures and a helpful staff. The gift shop was also very...More

Thank Cal S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Taking visiting friends around the area is much easier if they understand a bit of the history. Morris Thompsom Center does this and more. The displays are very well done and informative. The short movies are great and there is seating so you don't have...More

Thank robert s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This visitors center will rival the very best ones in the country. Exhibits are very educational and well done. The brochure area is well organized by area and topic and staff members are very helpful. Well worth a stop when in Fairbanks.

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off there is no admission, which is pretty remarkable considering how nice this venue is. Overall it takes roughly 30 minutes or so to go through and it is a pleasant diversion and a great place to plan the rest of your stay. The...More

Thank glang27
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David V
8 March 2016|
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Response from paulabl17 | Reviewed this property |
Well we just spend 30 min inside