University Of Alaska Museum Of The North

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  • Address: 907 Yukon Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-9074747505
  • Ticket Price: 12 CAD
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids, University
Tickets From $101.04

Located on the University of Alaska campus, the museum is the largest teaching and research based Natural History Museum in the state. The 1.5 million exhibits of the museum cover the natural, cultural, ethnographic history of Alaska and the circumpolar North. This makes the museum the best place to start your tour of Fairbanks.

The museum offers a variety of specialized exhibits. These include collections on:

  • Archaeology
  • Entomology
  • Etymology
  • History
  • Ethnology and culture–exhibits on local dances are excellent
  • Rose Berry Alaska Art Gallery–a collection of Alaskan art from Eskimo ivory carvings to contemporary paintings
  • Fishes,amphibians and reptiles
  • Mammals – check out the restored 36000 year old Ice Age steppe bison mummy
  • Marine animals and birds

The main exhibit is The Place Where You Go to Listen – A light and sound show that captures Alaskan auroras, landscapes, geological activity, and Solar and moon cycles.  To top it all off, the building itself is architecturally designed to invoke the Alaskan landscape.

University Of Alaska Museum Of The North Travel Tips

  • Check out the museum store for artwork, jewelry, books

Entrance Ticket Details For University Of Alaska Museum Of The North

  • CAD 7 for 5 to 14 year olds
  • CAD 8 for Alaskan adults
  • CAD 5 for Alaskan youth
  • Free for Under 5,  Alaskan families with military members, Members of the museum
  • CAD 5 For the Museum movie ticket

How to Reach University Of Alaska Museum Of The North

  • Buses Blue and Yellow stop 1105: Yukon Dr @ UA Museum of the North Westbound

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  • University Of Alaska Museum Of The North Address: 907 Yukon Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States
  • University Of Alaska Museum Of The North Contact Number: +1-9074747505
  • University Of Alaska Museum Of The North Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • University Of Alaska Museum Of The North Price: 12 CAD
  • Best time to visit University Of Alaska Museum Of The North(preferred time): 09:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit University Of Alaska Museum Of The North: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Fairbanks include University Of Alaska Museum Of The North in their plan

  • 90.29% of people start their University Of Alaska Museum Of The North visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see University Of Alaska Museum Of The North

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University Of Alaska Museum Of The North Reviews & Ratings

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  • Amazing museum with a bunch of history on many aspects of Alaskan history. The indigenous side of Alaska is greatly represented in this place, which is highly appreciated! Amazing place to learn and to see the awesome history of this great state!

  • This museum has a modern exterior and wide open doors to accommodate disabilities. There is coffee shop inside and the local students who manage entry are very nice. The exhibits are well thought out and do change some during the year.

  • I visited Alaska in the year 2011. Really this place is heaven on the earth. The university museum is wow some. The wild life is very good.i have seen the polar bear in original. There is a great fishing harbour in homer. Really i enjoyed a lot in that tour

  • By far the best museum I visited in Alaska. There is lots of things to see here and I would recommend setting aside a couple of hours went planning a visit. There is something for everyone here, don’t find a particular topic interesting? Keeping go and I will guarantee you will. If you only had time to do only one thing in Fairbanks, this museum should be at the top of your list.

  • This is a great museum experience. The top has a lot of artwork and the bottom is a great history- type exhibits. Plus, the gift shop is great with an additional rotating exhibit and it has a great view!!

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