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University of Alaska Fairbanks

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505 S Chandlar Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0001
+1 907-474-7211
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The University of Alaska, Fairbanks Campus (UAF).

The University of Alaska, Fairbanks Campus (UAF), is a beautiful campus to see and a pleasure to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
kanbaatar
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Nice Museum with good displays

This museum on the grounds of the Univ of Alaska Fairbanks is well done. They have a lot of good... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
RBreshears
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505 S Chandlar Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0001
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"beautiful campus"
in 13 reviews
"rock climbing wall"
in 2 reviews
"research center"
in 3 reviews
"great museum"
in 10 reviews
"open fields"
in 2 reviews
"mt mckinley"
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"large animal research station"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 7 reviews
"out of state"
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"art museum"
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"spent several hours"
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"stuffed animals"
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"nice gift shop"
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"great place to visit"
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"northern lights"
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"arctic circle"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The University of Alaska, Fairbanks Campus (UAF), is a beautiful campus to see and a pleasure to visit. UAF sits atop a hill overlooking Geist Road and the Chena River in the far distance both on the West side of Fairbanks, and the view is...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This museum on the grounds of the Univ of Alaska Fairbanks is well done. They have a lot of good artifacts and art. You can view each region of the state and learn about the different areas. Upstairs has a nice art gallery.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Museum of the North and had amazing views of the mountains far away. You can also watch airplanes take off and land.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful views from the university grounds and the buildings are so uniquely done. The museum is filled with interesting displays for enjoyable time for everyone.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have some projects going on for Raindeers. They have got few of them. It is nice to visit this place.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped here for a picture in front of the temperature sign. It was too warm at 65 degrees. The REAL FUN is in the winter in 45-50 BELOW ZERO temps in nothing but skimpy clothing.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent several hours in the museum, great displays, excellent movies, good people running the counter and helping out. College students no doubt. Beautiful campus, high on a hill. Also went the "LARS" (off site) Large Animal Resource center.

Thank Bud W
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

This university has many building and museum. Very nice place to visit and relax. There are playground for many children. Free parking on weekend and special day.

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Reviewed June 3, 2018

We spent some extra time in Fairbanks to visit this museum. The bottom floor takes you through all the varied parts of Alaska. They give a good feel for the range of variation in this huge state. They also do an excellent job of presenting...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We started our week vacation by going here for an overview of the area. The film on the Northern lights was very interesting and helpful. The art was lovely and the large assortment of stuffed animals was very impressive. I stood beside the brown bear...More

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the price of everything is high in Alaska (relatively speaking compare with big cities such as Boston or Manhattan) since almost everything has to be flown in (including Fairbanks). for an individual, the best way to check... More
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