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Museum features exhibits on the Klondike Gold Rush, Early Fairbanks, The Great Flood of 1967, Winter in Fairbanks and The Driving Spirit Dog Mushing Museum which features a detailed history of the use of sled dogs in the Far North. Admission is...more
Could use funding and visitors! Gold mining exhibit in one room and a mushing (dog sled) exhibit in a larger room next door. Both are informative. If you have the time, it’s worth a quick visit; it’s upstairs in a shopping arcade, so it’s easy...More
nothing to write home about for this covers the local(Alaska) sport of dog sledding. there is a short film reference this and the walls are mostly about dog sledding with one wall pertaining to the "flood."
Really nice museum. I could have spent an entire day reading all the information they have there about the dog mushing, the flood and life in Alaska in general. Small kids would be OK for a few minutes but would probably get bored because there...More
We had 90 minutes free time in downtown Fairbanks on our land tour. We wandered into this small museum on the second floor of a commercial building. It is fee but they do accept donations. The displays are nicely done. There is a lot of...More
This is a very nice but yet small museum. The size of the museum does not diminish the overall good quality of the Alaskan artifacts and displays. This is a good way to spend one hour and gain some interesting insight into the Fairbanks area.