Museum Calendar


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Child's hands holding a purple straw, making designs on a piece of white clay.
January 10-16
UA Museum of the North

Discover with your toddler or preschooler. Go on a gallery hunt-and-find challenge, pick up a free take-home activity (while supplies last), and do hands-on activities at home. January's theme is Tools!

Homemade paintbrush on a red paper plate, next to a circle of light blue paint.
Saturday, January 22
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Website

Explore the history, diversity, and importance of tools! Register in advance (children 6 and older) to receive activity supplies and to meet online with a museum educator. At-home activities will also be freely available online.

A variety of ancient tools on a table. A hand is reaching out to touch one of them.
Saturday, January 29
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UA Museum of the North

Create and discover with your family! Meet archaeologists, see tools from the collections, try an I Spy hunt in the galleries, pick up supplies for take-home activities, and more.

This spring, the museum is articulating and suspending a 43' Bowhead Whale skeleton from the lobby ceiling.
Ongoing

This spring, the museum articulated and suspended a 43' Bowhead Whale skeleton from the lobby ceiling.

A totem pole carved with a variety of colorful designs, with trees in the background.
Ongoing
UA Museum of the North

Explore artwork and history outside on the museum grounds.

360 degree view of museum grounds.
NEW TOUR

Take a walk about the exterior of the UA Museum of the North to experience historical artifacts, scientific specimens, and larger-than-life artwork. Use your phone's GPS to navigate from stop to stop, or view and listen from anywhere in the world. Download the UAMN Mobile App and Audio Guide.

Green aurora lights dance across the night sky.
Ongoing
Museum Auditorium

Enjoy a movie in the museum auditorium! Movie offerings change on a regular basis. Additional charge applies.

Butterfly and moth specimens in a drawer.
Ongoing
UA Museum of the North Website

Visit the UA Museum of the North from home with resources for all ages!

Three children sitting at a table, working on a craft project.
Ongoing
UA Museum of the North Website

Create and discover with your family! Explore our archive of over a hundred hands-on activities for all ages, designed to do at home.