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The Aurora Ice Museum

56.5 Chena Hot Springs Road, Chena Hot Springs Resort, Fairbanks, AK 99711
+1 907-451-8104
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56.5 Chena Hot Springs Road, Chena Hot Springs Resort, Fairbanks, AK 99711
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Reviewed 3 days ago

located downtown Fairbanks on 2nd Ave in the old Lancey theater is this museum. $14.00 admission with NO military/senior discounts. you start with a minute film on ice sculpture contests held annually in Fairbanks. after the film you will enter the "freezer" where you may...More

Thank Noel E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were not sure what to expect- it was fun to see - a long drive to get there- but the scenery is always great!!

Thank linda b
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 14 year old daughter and I were visiting Alaska for the first time. Since it was April and what the locals term "break down season", a lot of things I wanted to do weren't available so we went out to Chena Hot Springs resort...More

Thank Terri C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will tour the whole museum in 5 min a bunch of sculptures and its a1hr from Fairbanks.Would not do again then you have to pay 15$ for a drink.

Thank marcia a
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love ice sculptures and previously visited the ice museum in Fairbanks. However, I was a bit disappointed. The sculptures were wonderful but I guess I expected more. They had someone making martini classes out of ice which was neat but at the one in...More

Thank NancyW2
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After riding the 12 hour Alaskan train from Anchorage to Fairbanks we rented a car to drive to chena hot springs because we were told by several people that it was a must visit. It wasn’t. Perhaps it was the time of year at the...More

Thank tahtah58
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

This exhibit is located at Chena Hot Springs, which is a huge attraction and resort. Inside the museum there are some very lovely ice sculptures and an ice bar where you are served an appletini in an ice glass if you have purchased a ticket...More

Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We were going to Chena Hot Springs anyway so we went to visit this. The sculptures were really quite good but the tour guide kept a running dialogue of how many more minutes we had before the tour was over and it was really was...More

Thank cerric0
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

You need to book this tour, but it is well worth the experience. Located on the grounds you will experience ice carvings which are spectacular when lit by lights. Guided through the museum, you will experience an apple martini in your own glass crafted from...More

Thank Ashley M
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

The Aurora Ice Museum is part of the Chena Hot Springs Resorts and during my visit, I took a tour. They have all this really cool ice sculptures, just know it does get packed with a lot of people taking pictures. It's a unique spot...More

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Alexander V
21 February 2018|
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Response from KASDKS | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can easily spend a whole day. Depending on time of year you visit, there are hiking trails, ATV trip, Aurora viewing, Ice Museum tours, and of course, the hot springs to visit.
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Alexander V
2 January 2018|
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Response from Miguel C | Reviewed this property |
You have a lot of outdoors activities there. As you get to Fairbanks go straight to the welcome center in downtown, they have all kind of tour information. You could hire one or just take information about it and do it by... More
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Response from Lynn A | Reviewed this property |
You can go on your own.
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