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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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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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Goochland, Virginia
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

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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Coal Center, Pennsylvania
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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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Tijuana, Mexico
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It's really a nice place which is really worthy much more than 15 dollars price. And if you buy a combo ticket of Aurora, it's only 20 dollars. Especially the ice sledway. I like it so much and it's suitable even for 70 years old people. 門票15元, 不過很值得, 如有時間可以買含極光的套票20元更合算, 裡面有人會中文, 有看有玩, 親身體驗零下的阿拉斯加, 比去遊船河碼頭的冰庫有意思多了。

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Andy is the real thing - an artist who is finding a creative way to showcase his art and eek out a living... Plus he resurrected an old empty theatre which is cool. We loved that this was genuine. Support this guy. Nice that it's affordable too...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

1hr program. A famous ice sculptor facilitates whole program. It's cold. Pls prepare to be warm. 1) 20 min: Film about the process of ice sculpture. 2) 20 min: ice sculptures tour and play with them 3) 20 min: ice sculpture demonstration.

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Shawnee, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a fabulous little museum that retains many of the ice sculptures from the previous winter's international competition held near Fairbanks. Relatively inexpensive, they also have a great movie on the northern lights and as part of the musem have an expert carver show how ice is carved to make particular types of decorative cuts and flowers. They also... More 

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Burlington, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We stumbled on this museum while walking in downtown Fairbanks. We weren't sure whterh to go in or not but the manager came out and talked to us and was very very informative and we just had to go in then. The facility is kind of old but the experience was GREAT!! So glad we took the time. The ice... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This ice museum is in downtown Fairbanks, nice place at a decent price, it started out with a short film about ice and ice carving, i liked this ice statues, and got to touch their real ice creation.

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Two adults and three kids had the time of their life at the Ice sculptures and competition. Visit in the day and visit again in the dark to take in the sculptures under coloured lights. The kids could play (supervised, of course) in the kids area while the free adults enjoyed the sculptures. It was magical!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

This is one must see that is worth the value. Usually never crowed. Very informative of the Alaska interior experience

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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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