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Address: 101 Dunkel Street, Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone Number: 907.459.3700
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Very good brochures.

Got my National parks pass on the spot. (I did have all the correct paperwork) The staff was helpful and friendly. They had some recommendations when I asked questions.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Got my National parks pass on the spot. (I did have all the correct paperwork) The staff was helpful and friendly. They had some recommendations when I asked questions.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Extremely interesting and it is free! Beautiful displays, informative, numerous staff to answer questions, gift store, racks and racks of free info about Alaska.

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Boise
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Don's miss visiting here first when you visit Fairbanks. Great displays/videos, etc. providing a history of North Alaska. Learned a great deal. Spend over two hours here.

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Ludhiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Good Place to learn about Native Alaskan People.located in downtown Fairbanks. Not a very large place and can be done in under 1 hour

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Madison, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

During a recent visit to see our son in Fairbanks we stopped by the visitor center. Although the museum is not very big, it is very interesting if you want to learn about life in Alaska and more importantly, in Fairbanks. There are several animal exhibits as well as a log cabin exhibit and a salmon smoking exhibit. Definitely worth... More 

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derwood, md
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

enjoyed this Alaskan Heritage museum greatly. If you are there in the afternoon, take in one of their cultural heritage shows thar are put on by local students or see one of the movies on Alaska culture in the auditorium.

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Wonderful exhibits and hundreds of brochures of things to see and do in Alaska, particularly around Fairbanks. Well worth visiting to get oriented to the area, learn about some of the Native Peoples of Alaska, and learn about the history of Fairbanks and its early pioneer settlement days.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The center offers many cultural and educational events. The topic of the talk that I attended was on climate affects on lakes in Alaska.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We walked here from the Westmark Hotel. It was really worth it. This center really wants you to get a feel of the people that made Alaska what it is today. If you have the time, be sure to sit down and watch at least one of the documentary type films that are shown in the main exhibition area. Be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I'm not saying that this place is a stand out of visitors centers but the people were the best. If Fairbanks is your first stop then you must go here. I headed up to the center more than once to ask questions, get directions and information. I realize that many people fully schedule their trips in advance, but I did... More 

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Address: 101 Dunkel Street, Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone Number: 907.459.3700
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks

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