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Address: 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775
Phone Number: (907) 474-7211
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the sound light room is very soothing...a must see. The films are excellent . The museum building is beautiful. They also have lovely gardens

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Drove around the campus-explored around. The campus was clean and quiet. Very pretty to see. On the campus is the museum- which is a great place to visit.

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Peterborough, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

the sound light room is very soothing...a must see. The films are excellent . The museum building is beautiful. They also have lovely gardens

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Wonderful exhibits and a great place to watch fireworks, from your car for New Years Eve! A very unique experience indeed, and worth the planning and visit !

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was a great way to spend a rainy day in Fairbanks. It was wonderful to expand our knowledge of the people of Alaska and their heritage. The movies were also very good.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

It's a small museum but you learn a lot! Great animals to view (although stuffed) and learn about, native artifacts and information of camps during WWII, that I never heard about. Fascinating place and worth a visit. Beautiful items in the gift shop as well; Items carved from Walrus tusks, scarves made from musk ox fur; bought one myself and... More 

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Alliance, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Took the bus to the museum at UA Fairbanks. The bus ride from downtown was free for 60+ They were very nice and informative. The Museum was great. Lots of exhibits and programs. It was not free. I think about 20. each

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Mattoon, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Staff and student ambassadors were extremely friendly and ready to answer our questions. We had a guided tour to see students experience in classrooms, dorms, gym, rec center, dining hall.

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Piedmont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

If you have some free time in Fairbanks, have access to transportation and want to learn more about Alaskan history, check out the museum at the university. It's relatively new museum, thoughtfully laid out and comprehensive in its review of how Alaska came to be. We spent an afternoon there and really enjoyed it.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

have a chat with the local students to get a boots-on-the-ground view of life in the interior. lots of them live without running water. the university is beautiful but well-maintained topically, but there's a lot that's been neglected over the past 40 years. it is NOT RV or pet friendly, there are no food options. the logistical setup of the... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A small campus with not much In The way off attractive buildings. The museum is worth a visit but is not earth shattering. Mind you there is not much else to look at in Fairbanks

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Address: 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775
Phone Number: (907) 474-7211
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks

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