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University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 S Chandlar Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0001
+1 907-474-7211
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On a clear day, you can see Denali

We spent a whole day here. The Museum of the North is a great museum and well worth the trip. It... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jane S
Fort Wayne

Great museum for the family. Very informative with beautiful displays. Also you can view Mt... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jim K
Saint Louis, Missouri
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+1 907-474-7211
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a whole day here. The Museum of the North is a great museum and well worth the trip. It was a clear day, and there was an incredible view of Denali from here. We hiked some trails through their wooded area and enjoyed...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great museum for the family. Very informative with beautiful displays. Also you can view Mt McKinley from area in front of museum

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are contemplating signing up for the "UAF Alaska Adventure," save money and book the trip yourself. If you don't, you'll get booked into inferior hotel with cold water for showers, waits for up to an hour outside in the cold, and a less...More

Thank westoverroad
Reviewed 9 May 2017

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...More

Thank Beaver907
Reviewed 3 May 2017

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.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 22 April 2017

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

Thank usnamom2001
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!

Thank delorestcarter
Reviewed 17 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...More

9  Thank Rhys J
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

Thank Squarepegparent
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...More

Thank dzdigits
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Jane G
cost of living I am retired USN would like to move there?
25 December 2014|
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Response from jack M | Reviewed this property |
the price of everything is high in Alaska (relatively speaking compare with big cities such as Boston or Manhattan) since almost everything has to be flown in (including Fairbanks). for an individual, the best way to check... More