Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center, Fairbanks

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Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center, Fairbanks - Address, Phone Number

Address: 101 Dunkel St, Fairbanks, AK 99701, United States

Phone: +1-9074593700

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Time Required: 01:30 Hrs

Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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If you want to get properly organised for your tour of Fairbanks, and it's surrounding region, this is the best place in the city. Outside, you'll see a 1905 pioneer cabin, restored to original condition. Inside, the staff is extremely helpful. They will help you with travel books, tours, hotels and any other booking that you may require. Brochures of every kind regarding every activity imaginable are made available.

The Visitor Centre also functions somewhat like a museum. 9000 square feet are dedicated entirely to the exhibition of interactive displays and dioramas - honking geese and native music included. They portray the landscape and nature of interior Alaska. Furthermore, there is a small theatre that plays movies regarding Alaska's cultural and Natural History.

You may also want to check out the cultural and environmental classroom areas for a more in depth. 

Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center Information

  • Check out the gift shop
  • There is free wireless Internet
  • Take a picture near the Antler Arch

How To reach Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center by Public Transport

  • Red Bus Line stop 290 - Wendell St @ Morris Thompson Visitor Center Westbound
  • Blue Bus Line stop 107 - Wendell Ave @ Tanana Cheif Conference

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Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center, Fairbanks Reviews - Write a Review

  • This is a must stop place to visit while you are in Fairbanks. Filled with great exhibits and so much information about the history and culture of Alaska. This place was so much more wonderful than we expected it to be. Plan to spend at least 2 hours here, but you could easily spend much more time exploring the exhibits and talking with the friendly staff.

  • Best place to visit when new to the area. So much information and the staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. Winter or summer you will be able to gather information on any activity you are interested in exploring. Send this information you find here to friends wanting to visit Alaska!

  • Love this place! Everyone should visit here at least once while in Fairbanks. They have an awesome museum, LOTS of great information on things to do in Alaska, a gift shop, and so much more. It's also free!

  • We spent quite some time here just reading about and listening to the history. The staff were also very helpful

  • Nice displays and interesting films plus an information center: all for the price of free. Definitely a good place to start on a visit to Fairbanks. Check out the Aurora movie.

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