Play and learn together
Connect with museum research and collections
Family Days allow the whole family to connect with museum research and collections. Enjoy art, science and culture through hands-on activities for all ages. Ask the experts and explore galleries.
One Saturday per month from Noon-4pm
Kids 14 & under FREE for Family Day!
FREE parking on weekends!
Saturday, March 29
Explore the special exhibit and explore the legacy of the first historic climb of Denali with Dana Wright, a direct descendent of Walter Harper, the first man to reach the top of Denali! What is left from that time? What is different or similar? What legacies matter to you? By looking at art and objects, sharing with specialists, and doing fun crafts, find answers to some of these questions.
NANOscience @ UAF Science Potpourri
Saturday, April 12 at UAF Reichardt Building on campus
Join us next door! We will be back at the UAF Science Potpourri with our hands-on nanoscience activities! Explore the very small with fun activities for the whole family. Learn what nano means and how nanotechnology and science is or can be used.
Science Potpourri is a free event.
Saturday, May 3
Don't miss our last Family Day of the school year! Try hands-on art and science activities to learn about DNA and how it is used in a Museum. What if exploring DNA could lead you to solve a wildlife crime investigation? Come and find out!
Museum Family Days are sponsored by Totem Ocean Trailer Express.