HANDS-ON SCIENCE, ART & CULTURE!
CONNECT WITH MUSEUM RESEARCH AND COLLECTIONS
Family Days allow the whole family to connect with museum collections and research. Discover Alaska science, culture, and art, create crafts, try out experiments, meet the experts, and explore galleries.
Kids 14 & under FREE for Family Day!
FREE parking on weekends!
Museum Family Days are sponsored by Saltchuk.
Upcoming Family Days
Plants of Alaska
Saturday, September 26
Discover plants plus objects created from plants throughout the museum. Make your own plant press and create artworks. See plants from the collection. Ask the experts! Talk with botanists from the herbarium.
In collaboration with: UAF Ethnobotany, Friends of Creamer's Field, Project BrownDown
Saturday, November 21
Saturday, February 13
Saturday, March 12
Saturday, April 23
...we had a wonderful year of educational hands-on science and art activities. Families were also able to meet experts from different fields and ask all kinds of questions of ichthyologists and marine biologists, space scientists, mammalogists, and more. Visit the museum's tumblr page to see some of these stories:
Family Day: Food
Family Day: Ocean Exploration
Family Day: Outer Space
Another Year of Family Days
Museum Family Days are proudly sponsored by Saltchuk