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We have a great museum up on the hill at the University of Alaska. It has lots of information... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marci W
Fairbanks, Alaska
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The university is beautiful to see. The staff are wonderful and are readily willing to assist you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Randolph G
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505 S Chandlar Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0001
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a great museum up on the hill at the University of Alaska. It has lots of information about the people of Alaska. In the main part of the museum it is divided into areas. From the South East to the Arctic. Very cool....More

Thank Marci W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The university is beautiful to see. The staff are wonderful and are readily willing to assist you. As one of them said, "It's Alaska and everybody helps each other out."

Thank Randolph G
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We were a couple weeks late in the season for visiting the botanical gardens, which we would have enjoyed. A very comprehensive University. Beautiful setting.

Thank MMWhite
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We loved the local Alaskan art and history. It is a must see. It is not overcrowded and relaxing with so muck Alaskan history.

Thank gary c
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Worthwhile visit. Lots of different exhibits documenting culture, history, wildlife, fauna and flora...art and artifacts for all interested in learning about Alaska and see Alaskan arts and crafts outside the ubiquitous gift shops. And all that in a architecturally stunningly designed building.

Thank momamo1
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Spent an afternoon exploring the campus and, referencing a UAF tourist brochure, decided to visit the Arctic Research Center. The description led me to believe there was more to the lobby displays than a few boards, so my actual visit was a disappointment. However, as...More

2  Thank Kris_K_D
Reviewed August 6, 2018

It is a beautiful campus and the museum was wonderful! Our guide was very helpful.We didn't know a lot of the Alaskan history, but we had a clear picture in our minds when we left. We also loved all of the taxidermy animals, and to...More

Thank Reba P
Reviewed July 14, 2018

The University of Alaska, Fairbanks Campus (UAF), is a beautiful campus to see and a pleasure to visit. UAF sits atop a hill overlooking Geist Road and the Chena River in the far distance both on the West side of Fairbanks, and the view is...More

1  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This museum on the grounds of the Univ of Alaska Fairbanks is well done. They have a lot of good artifacts and art. You can view each region of the state and learn about the different areas. Upstairs has a nice art gallery.

Thank RBreshears
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We went to the Museum of the North and had amazing views of the mountains far away. You can also watch airplanes take off and land.

Thank DanMarCo
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the price of everything is high in Alaska (relatively speaking compare with big cities such as Boston or Manhattan) since almost everything has to be flown in (including Fairbanks). for an individual, the best way to check... More