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Address: 500 Second Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone Number: 888-655-4020,907-451-8222
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Description: Unique museum that is made of three tons of ice transformed into...
Unique museum that is made of three tons of ice transformed into innovative sculptures.
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Time lapse aurora film worth viewing

The condition of the building pretty bad. The ice sculptures were good, but a little rounded - they were carved in April. Several sculptures you could pose with for about 20... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The condition of the building pretty bad. The ice sculptures were good, but a little rounded - they were carved in April. Several sculptures you could pose with for about 20 minutes. The film on the Aurora Boreal is shown at 8pm nightly is the real jewel here. You cannot film it, so the time lapse photos here shown as... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Our experience included watching a video showing winning ice sculptures from the annual March Fairbanks ice carving contests, viewing actual sculptures in a huge cold room, and watching an ice sculpture presentation. The best part was going into the cold room. About 10 sculptures including a slide that you can ride on, a dog sled with dogs, a bar, a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This ice museum is located at the Chena Hot Springs Resort. It is about and hour drive out of Fairbanks, but well worth the time. The ice sculptures are absolutely amazing. The cost is $15/pp and another $15 if you want an apple martini. It is poured into an ice glass and you keep the glass. Worth the trip. Saw... More 

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Woodward, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went to Fairbanks on the 4th of July and it looked like they rolled up the streets. It was quite warm outside so we slipped into the ice museum, which was an old movie theatre converted into an ice museum. The creator of most(?) of the ice sculptures was there. Now, I've gone to the "First Night" events in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

After going to the Hot Spring we went to the Ice Museum and got the apple martini which was cool because it was poured into a carved iced glass! Lots of great sculptures inside! And some ppl get married inside.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This was a fun place to visit. Besides getting to see an ice carver at work, you can stroll among ice sculptures, and even ride a sled down a small ice track!

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We arrived too late to see the ice sculptures but in time to see the film about the aurora. Unbelievable, it managed to turn a spectacular event into a one dimensional display. It was nearly bad enough to dent my dream of seing the real thing. It seemed endless and when it eventually ended the audience laughed out loud. In... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This business is run by an older gentleman from China, and his 10-year-old helper. I'm not sure if it's his son, grandson, or friend, but this kid is amazing. It's hard to believe he's only 10, but his size and his face give him away. Sorry, I missed his hame. However, this kid has the tour guide skills of a... More 

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Goochland, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I heard this ice museum wasn't as good as the one in Chena Hot Springs but chose to give it a chance cause it was closer. I thought it was just ok, my kids liked it a little more than me. You watch a lengthy informational movie in the beginning. It was a little too long for me and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This was such a unique experience. My son loved it. It was freezing of course, but well worth it. The slide was great and he was so excited to ride the "ice slide". The demonstration was also a very nice touch and very neat to see an artist at work. The gentleman in the front that we bought the tickets... More 

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Address: 500 Second Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone Number: 888-655-4020,907-451-8222
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks

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