Share the View
It’s been a hundred years since the first ascent of Denali. In that time, thousands of people have tried to reach the summit. If you know what that view looks like and you’re willing to share, send us your photos .
Find us online so you can follow all the happenings with the education, exhibits, and research and collections departments at the museum.
Guest Curator Angela Linn shares the behind-the-scenes adventures of getting an exhibit ready that documents the first ascent of Denali through the journals written by the climbers who reached the top 100 years ago.
Read the latest stories for a look behind the scenes at the research and special events going on at the UA Museum of the North.
Former undergrad research assistant Josie Bonham extracts ancient DNA to find out whether one particular species of treeshrew (Tupaia glis) is actually several different species.
Year in Review
Browse through our FY12 Annual Report online and read the stories behind our collections. Or download your own copy here. We hope you'll be surprised by what you see.
It is with great pleasure that we, the faculty and staff of the University of Alaska Museum of the North, present out annual repot for FY 2012.
Browse photos from events and listen to interviews with the people who work at the UA Museum of the North.
The museum is surrounded by breathtaking views of the Tanana Valley, a horizon marked by the Alaska Range and all manner of flora and fauna. Each summer, the UAF Facilities Services ground crew plants and cares for hundreds of flowers adorning the museum's grounds.
Otto Bear Project
Named for Otto Geist, who developed our first collections, the 8' 9" brown bear has greeted visitors at the entrance to the Gallery of Alaska for decades, starring in countless photos taken by visitors who want to remember their tour of the North.