University of Alaska Museum of the North

907 Yukon Dr.
Fairbanks, AK 99775- Map It
(907) 474-7505

AAA Editor Notes

University of Alaska Museum of the North, on the West Ridge of the University of Alaska campus, contains natural and cultural history exhibits featuring Expedition Alaska: Dinosaurs in the Special Exhibits Gallery. The Rose Berry Alaska Art Gallery is dedicated to Alaskan art. Also on display are an extensive gold collection and a 36,000-year-old mummified steppe bison preserved in the permafrost. "Dynamic Aurora," which explains the northern lights; "Winter," which documents Alaska's longest season; and "Arctic Currents," an animated film about bowhead whales, are 30-minute multimedia presentations offered during summer months. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
$12; $7 (ages 1-14). Multimedia shows $5.
Hours: Daily 9-7, June-Aug.; Mon.-Sat. 9-5, rest of year. "Dynamic Aurora" daily at 10, 1, 3 and 6. "Winter" daily at 11, 2 and 5 and "Arctic Currents" daily at noon and 4, in summer. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.