Discover fascinating stories about Alaska's people, places, and wildlife at the University of Alaska Museum of the North - your best introduction to this vast and diverse state. From Alaska Native art to polar dinosaurs, whatever your interest, you'll find something appealing on exhibit.
A trip to Fairbanks isn't complete without a visit to the museum. In the Gallery of Alaska exhibits are grouped thematically to represent Alaska's major ecological and cultural regions. Highlights include Alaska's largest gold display, extensive displays of Alaska Native art and artifacts, and the world's only restored Ice Age steppe bison mummy. Watch videos on the aurora, a whale hunt, and Alaska Native dances. Accredited by the American Association of Museums.
Summer (May 15-Sep 15): 9am-7pm (daily)
Winter (Sept 16 - May 14): Mon-Sat: 9am-5pm
Closed Sundays, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day
Seniors (60 & older): $9
Youth (7-17): $5
Children (6 & under): Free
UA Museum of the North members & UA students: Free
Grammy and Pulitzer prize-winning Composer John Luther Adams describes what you'll hear in the gallery called The Place Where You Go to Listen, the vibrations of the earth and sky translated into sound.