The museum is a gem. Lots of info about Alaska. Definitely pay the extra $5for the Aurora movie. 2 hours should be ample time.
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This museum is not large, but provides oodles of information about the history of this part of Alaska. We found the museum to be curated and presented in a wonderful fashion. The displays require quite a bit of reading so plan accordingly if you are...More
As someone who have visited many museums in Chicago and Washington DC this museum was just ok. A few locals stated that it was ranked among the top 10 museums in the US; I find this hard to believe- maybe the among the top 10...More
Don't miss this museum. It has a fantastic art exhibit and wonderful displays of Alaska history. We spent about 2 hours here and enjoyed every minute.
This was our second stop on a tour of Fairbanks following a visit to the Thompson Center.Together these 2 sites gave us a good overview of the life of the early natives. Many great exhibits.
A very nice facility, geared only toward Alaskan history and art. We were not familiar with either so it was all new information to us. Don't overlook the Alaskan art exhibit upstairs. The coffeeshop staff was not nice.
If you enjoy museums, don't miss this one. It's full of great displays, well organized, original, and informative. We spent about 3 hours in the museum and loved it. Denali was visible the day we were there and we were awed by it. We kept...More
Very impressive. Made the Wednesday 1:00 PM Tour. It was pretty much given by students with the exception of few of the staff of the Geophysical Research Institute.