University of Alaska Museum of the North, Fairbanks

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#1 of 104 in Museums in Alaska
Natural History Museum · Art Gallery
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With collections that span scientific genres from botanical to cultural, University of Alaska Museum of the North gives a well-rounded perspective of the state. Exhibits are as varied as the subjects represented, from frozen tissues to ethnological artifacts. Beyond displays, you'll find research that benefits the life that thrives in the far north. The museum is small enough to move through quickly, but the density of the exhibits may prompt you to take more time. Plan trip to Fairbanks with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • Beautiful building with stunning design. We enjoyed the comprehensive review of Alaska history, geological, social & political. The art gallery upstairs is interesting. “The Place Where You Go to... 
    Beautiful building with stunning design. We enjoyed the comprehensive review of Alaska history, geological, social & political. The art gallery upstairs is interesting. “The Place Where You Go to...  more »
  • This is a beautiful museum, interesting and very well done. It took us about 1.5 hours to walk through the exhibits. We were not able to watch the movie because we got there kind of late. I would... 
    This is a beautiful museum, interesting and very well done. It took us about 1.5 hours to walk through the exhibits. We were not able to watch the movie because we got there kind of late. I would...  more »
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  • 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.
  • 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.

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