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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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Checked out the bookstore while there visiting the Museum of theNorth. Exceeded expectations and loved the variety of tee shirts, sweat shirts etc. especially with the hockey... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Checked out the bookstore while there visiting the Museum of theNorth. Exceeded expectations and loved the variety of tee shirts, sweat shirts etc. especially with the hockey team's emphasis. Really nice view of city and surrounding landscape. Friendly people at bookstore and manning the shuttle. Folks at the museum were a bit jaded, but easily overlooked given experience with rest... More 

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Freeville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The museum is super. There are many historical people and events that are captured and described that I had never heard of. The displays of native Eskimo history and life tools was fascinating as well.

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Grove City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I'm a Cornellian; and have lived in Ithaca, NY for 40 years. This 'little' University of Alaska up on the hill packs a wallop! There is a first -class art and history Museum (the Museum of the North),a pile whale bones lying on a knoll; student housing in the woods; and the GEORGESON Gardens....small, but oh so full of native... More 

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Craryville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Had a chance to visit the grounds, the botanical gardens were very nice. The buildings and walking trails around the college was wonderful. Great views of the Fairbanks area.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Best University within the state of Alaska!! Beautiful in both the winter and the summer months!!!!!

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Safety Harbor, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

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

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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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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