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Alyeska Pipeline Visitor Center

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Address: 1671 Steese Highway, Fairbanks, AK 99712
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Now I know what it looks like.

There's no substitute for seeing the actual thing...and with the displays in information boards that are there, it adds to an understanding of this phenomenal engineering feat... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There's no substitute for seeing the actual thing...and with the displays in information boards that are there, it adds to an understanding of this phenomenal engineering feat that has has such an incredible impact on our country.

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Thank Eugene F
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There is one sign that tells the story of the pipeline and then you can walk up to it. It's kind of disappointing. I wish they'd have a museum and go in depth about the incredible engineering behind it and the people who built it. It's really just a glorified rest stop off the highway.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great area to easily pull over and see the pipeline up close and personal! Great informative billboard display...explains the answers tot all your questions.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend checking out the "Pipeline" movie display at the Thompson Visitor Center first. This is a modern engineering marvel, so it's worth the stop.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

What an interesting experience to see the Alyeska Pipeline Visitor Center. Our Guide was knowledge and had a good presentation about the Pipeline. Well worth seeing..

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Stopped and looked from roadside only when we are on the way to Mount Aurora lodge. Very nice when its in the winter.

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Naples, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Stopped and looked at the pipeline and how it works. How it works was a lot more interesting then the pipe itself. Even though it's a contruction marvel you only see small parts of the pipeline. The stuff inside the pipe that keeps the oil flowing was very interesting.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We stopped here on a bus tour as a time filler being too early for our next location.The pipeline has very informative information boards with plenty of stats and the surrounding area has been well landscaped.There is also advice on how to take the best photo so it looks as if you are holding the pipe above your head. I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Our group thought it would be fun to stop here, take a photo or two and move on, but instead, it was an informative stop with interesting information and a nice place to stop and walk around and learn something.

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

A great place to stop and get pictures of the pipeline up close and it is really amazing to read and learn more about it while you are there.

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