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A must pick for the winter adventurer!

We love going here and just looking around. The sign in the front is the most famous to take a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ExploreTraveler
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Taipei, Taiwan
World Class Museum

You won't be disappointed by this place. It is a great collection and in spiffy shape. You may need... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
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Fairbanks, Alaska
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All reviews beautiful campus research center rock climbing wall botanical gardens great museum open fields taxidermy animals large animal research station worth a visit art museum different areas spent several hours great place to visit nice gift shop northern lights arctic circle uaf
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love going here and just looking around. The sign in the front is the most famous to take a picture with as the sun breaks around 10:30 am or so.

Date of experience: December 2018
34  Thank ExploreTraveler
Reviewed November 6, 2018

You won't be disappointed by this place. It is a great collection and in spiffy shape. You may need more than one trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KellyNew63
Reviewed October 14, 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marci W
Reviewed September 29, 2018

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."

Date of experience: September 2018
1  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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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
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