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University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Address: 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775
Phone Number: (907) 474-7211
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University of Alaska Museum

We really enjoyed the Alaskan art displayed at the museum. The animal exhibit was wonderful, and the Northern Lights movie was a great choice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Miami Lakes, Florida
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Miami Lakes, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed the Alaskan art displayed at the museum. The animal exhibit was wonderful, and the Northern Lights movie was a great choice.

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Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Cute little school set up high with fantastic views from the main drive. The buildings are different and the campus is lovely, a nice little side tour if you have a little time to kill. I understand the art museum there is exceptional but we did not have enough time to go through it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Great views of the Alaska Mountain Range from the top on a clear day. Good spot for a road bike ride. The single track around campus is also great for hiking and easy mountain biking. There is also disk golf on campus!

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The museum on campus is a must do. Magnificent native art and so much more! Truly unbeliaveable artifacts preserved from Alaskas history that you thought you could only read about and NEVER have the chance to see. Take the time to slowly take in everything on display, even if it does take an entire day. It IS time WELL spent!... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

There are lots of things to see at UAF, but be sure to go to the Alaska Museum. It is a great natural history museum AND art museum. Other things you don't want to miss: the reindeer pens at the bottom of the campus and the musk ox farm behind the campus. There are great views of Denali and other... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We stopped here because we were looking for some shirts for family back home. Bookstore had what we needed. Campus is not what we expected. Buildings are more for function than decorative. It doesn't look like Stanford, but love being on campus. We even ate in the commons. Delicious inexpensive food. Glad we ate here.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

While the campus isn't huge, UAF sits on a small hill overlooking Fairbanks. The campus itself plays host to the Museum of the North and offers a college bookstore and some historic buildings. Newer buildings on campus are beautiful and offer some educational displays. This month (March 2015) there was some ice art spread throughout campus. We visited during spring... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

There was construction, so finding a parking spot was tricky noe the less, we liked walking/ touring the campus. It was very clean and warm inside the buildings.

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North Pole, Alaska
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176 reviews 176 reviews
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

It is a small but very nice campus. I enjoy walking around here and there are some nice things to see. Make sure to stop by the museum and see all it has to offer in the way of Alaska history.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We visited Fairbanks for 4 days to catch the Northern Lights. There's not much to do during the days for 4 full days. So on the last day, we just wanted to take it easy and find some indoor activities to do since it was cold outside. We were going to go to the bowling ally but they had a... More 

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