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Aurora Ice Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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56.5 Chena Hot Springs Road, Chena Hot Springs Resort, Fairbanks, AK 99711
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to this ice gallery! The sculptures were all very well done, and the guide was friendly and gave us enough time to check out the pieces. The appletini glass was neat, but the drink was... an appletini. We reused the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank johnvhann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved the ice museum! Our guide was excellent at explaining the history of the resort and the museum, as well as at explaining interesting details of the many carvings in the museum. As we entered the museum, we were all given big, warm...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ice museum was interesting and the martini- sweet. The martini is served in an ice martini glass. The hot spring, nice and warm and restaurant was delicious.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank dodieward
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the drive to Chena Hot Springs too - saw a moose. The Ice museum was a once in a lifetime experience, along with the martini in the ice glass. They provide heavy jackets. Don't wear sandals as you are in 30 degree or less...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the price (was 15 for an adult) you get 45 minutes of entertainment which is good. 20 minutes was a video that was pixelated and hard to watch. The video and projection needs to be updated big time. Of course you are here for...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank stevengseestheworld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve never see anything quite like this! I would suggest purchasing the Apple-tini ice glass, it a unique experience.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 319melisah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is fun on a hot day. They give you an extra coat to keep you warm. The ice sculptors are so talented. Trust me, pay the extra $15 to drink an Appletini at the ice bar from an ice martini glass.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank rcgx4ny2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think you're not supposed to go in the hot springs after having alcohol, but we waited a while after the incredible appletini in a ice carved martini glass, then drank a lot of water before and after. About 25 degrees inside the ice museum...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Pat-in-S-Fla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t go to Fairbanks and not go to see the Ice museum. With a film about the northern lights and ice sculptures it is a great place

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sabra2308
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

We got to go to the Aurora Ice Museum! We were blown away by all the ice sculptures, rooms, & most of all the Apple-Tini!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank davidntheresa
chenahotspringsAK, Director of Sales at Aurora Ice Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello davidntheresa, Thank you very much for your lovely review and your visit. Warm regards, Chena Hot Springs Resort

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Alexander V
February 21, 2018|
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Response from Lorna A | Reviewed this property |
We were there last June. We spent a couple of hours at the hot springs. We swam in hot springs, the indoor pool and layed out in the sun a bit. They provide lockers, showers and blow dryers. While you are there, go to... More
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Alexander V
January 2, 2018|
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Response from miguelcC6251BS | Reviewed this property |
You have a lot of outdoors activities there. As you get to Fairbanks go straight to the welcome center in downtown, they have all kind of tour information. You could hire one or just take information about it and do it by... More
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