The museum is beautiful. You get to learn about the development of this ice paradise. Totally recommended to go by yourself and explore the museum.
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We were blown away by this museum. The history I learned about the Aleuts, the different Indian tribes and their treatment was enlightening to say the least. We spent hours in there and could have spent longer. The building itself is a work of art,...More
two stories, downstairs was great with the different wildlife and stories. The information on the Aleut people relocation during the WWII was new to me had never heard that part of history. I was impressed with the art upstairs in the gallery.
This was the first thing I did when I arrived. The person at the information desk was super informative about all kinds of stuff to do here. I walked around Museum took photos, watched aurora movie, visited gift shop and enjoyed my time at the...More
Too much to see to fully appreciate in the time I had. Modern and well staffed. Very informative about the History, the culture and obviously the science of the Northern Lights
The Museum is an excellent point-of-interest in Fairbanks. This is a "must see" when you visit Fairbanks. Great for all ages.
Very close location to Fairbanks and worth a visit. The exhibits are great and offer a history of Alaska. We paid extra and watched a movie at the cinema but I don't think it was worth the extra money - the exhibits had all the...More
Maybe I wasn't expecting it to be as thorough or as engaging, but I was really blown away by the Museum of the North! They have a fantastic collection of Alaskan art, history and natural science. If you're in Fairbanks, don't miss this museum!