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Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center

101 Dunkel St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4806
+1 907-459-3700
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Your 1st stop for visitor information. Enjoy Alaska Native art, music, stories and dance. Free world-class exhibits that tell the story of life in Interior Alaska. Wave to family around the world on our Antler Arch webcam. Free films, WiFi, parking.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
101 Dunkel St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4806
+1 907-459-3700
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Many rooms devoted to the development of historic homes,cool Alaska displays of wildlife ,videos of events ajoining a park with a monument dedicated to the end of the Alaska Highway and a monument celebrating the veterans of WWtwo and their service to the country. Plan...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting and well worth a visit. This is a good place to start your vacation to better understand the culture and area of the Interior of Alaska.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 3 days ago

First, the free museum is excellent with a great variety of things to see, read, and learn about. It's well laid out and the displays are well thought out when they were placed. There was no need to rush through and although it was crowded,...More

Thank Dianne P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Some general Fairbanks info, a small shop, a theater (they had some local music thing scheduled for later in the afternoon we were there). Parking - free parking! Note that the free street parking downtown is limited to 2 hours - they chalk mark tires...More

Thank fflbrgst
Reviewed 4 days ago

For a downtown as sparse as Fairbanks, this is definitely one of the highlights that you really MUST see. For one, admission is FREE! Just outside the museum is a lovely little park and also the Antler Arch is a great photo op. Inside, there...More

Thank whitster33
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a wonderful museum with actual cabins, dioramas and many exhibits depicting the gold rush and the native peoples of the area. Worth a visit.

Thank comfortnurse
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is a geocaching scavenger hunt inside the museum exhibits. It was free and a lot of fun. Ask the rangers for the sheet. Great for kids!

Thank eveheaton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the newer buildings in downtown Fairbanks. Inside there is a walk through exhibit about how people used to live in Alaska along with background information of native Alaskans. Lots of interesting culture to see. If you have 30 minutes or so,...More

Thank Raj P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Morris Thompson CVC is a collaboration of the local visitor & convention bureau, the National Park Service, and the Tanana Chief's Conference. Offering tourists the standard information [brochures & rack cards] about Alaska's Interior, the Center also contains the best collection of indigenous [Athabascan]...More

Thank Mile9CHSR
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cultural Center is a worthwhile visit under any circumstances, but the Tanana Chiefs Cultural Programs can arrange a private guide for you that will make your visit exceptional. We were fortunate to have the services of Dixie Alexander as our personal guide. Dixie both...More

Thank sbehnen
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David V
How much time should one allow for a full visit?
8 March 2016|
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Response from paulabl17 | Reviewed this property |
Well we just spend 30 min inside