Connect with Collections
Connect with museum research and collections on our themed Family Days. Kids 14 & under are free for Family Day.
Museum Family Days are supported by Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc.
Create and discover
Join a workshop to create art, discover new things, and work in a small group setting. See our workshop page for current offerings.
Play and learn together
Join us for weekend activities. Programs are included with museum admission and encourage exploration and discovery. Browse art with your baby, delve into science with a toddler, or create and explore together with an older child. See our monthly listing for program descriptions and dates.
Night Out at UAMN
Get into something new while getting out
Enjoy an evening out at the museum. Enjoy refreshments and local music while also discovering exhibits and collections.
Explore our family room to find activities, books and hands-on objects. Designed for all ages.
Experience something new
Education & Public Programs offers a variety of community programs for all ages to explore Alaska’s natural and cultural history. Check the events page for a complete list of opportunities for both children and adults.
Connect with your community
Local libraries serve as repositories for our free family passes. Visit your local branch and check out a pass to explore the museum.
Share your enthusiasm
Museum programs are often brought to you by members of the Fairbanks community. Volunteers teach school children, guide tours, and more. Join us!
See something real
Special exhibits, designed and built by museum staff, explore a variety of subjects. Interactive elements make exhibits enjoyable for the whole family.
Activities and Resources
Plan an activity
Looking for more structure? Let us help you plan your a visit. Activity sheets, at home activities, and more available online.
Fairbanks Children's Museum
Two museums at once
The Fairbanks Children's Museum will be partnering with UAMN. From October 2013-April 2014, FCM exhibits will be open daily in our auditorium.
Reach for the stars
A NASA funded program teamed Museum Education and the Geophysical Institute to bring space science to rural Alaska. Outreach has moved to the Geophysical Institute.
Support UAMN Public Programs
You can help connect children and adults to museum science, culture, and art. Follow the link below to learn more about opportunities for giving.