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Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

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Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

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travelingteacher51 wrote a review Sep 2020
Pepperell, Massachusetts1,401 contributions200 helpful votes
Always something more to learn. I have been here a few times over the years. Although it hasn't changed much, there is always something else to learn and many things to relearn. It is a must for children over the age of 3. Nature, sciences, cultures. Friendly staff, clean, safe and not expensive. Check the website for classes.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Film G wrote a review Sep 2020
New England669 contributions192 helpful votes
Mostly consisting of stuff the family collected during its travels, there is a good mix of natural history and ethnographic history. A visit takes about an hour. Good toilets. If you miss it you won’t be sad, but given the lack of much to do in St. Johnsbury, it’s a nice stop. Walkable to downtown and some restaurants.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Shirley W wrote a review Mar 2020
Deering, New Hampshire139 contributions45 helpful votes
Such a wide variety of things here, from animal specimens, to insects, rocks, making of fabrics, planetarium, old artifacts, things for kids to experiment with, and us oldsters, we enjoyed our 2 hours here!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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jon l wrote a review Mar 2020
Brunswick, Maine47 contributions23 helpful votes
It was a stop on a long ride home and well worth while. We love museums and this one was different from any other. The Fairbanks family collected fowl, mammals and minerals. The critters were preserved and placed in natural settings. The bears are huge. The building was especially designed to hold the collection.And, as an aside, the planetarium show was well done.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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teach2016 wrote a review Dec 2019
Hamilton, New York84 contributions16 helpful votes
This was a very unique museum in a very small town. There were animals from all over the world brought back home with a family that was bringing culture and education to their community.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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