Welcome to the University of Alaska Museum of the North, where you get two museums in one this winter, thanks to a partnership with the Fairbanks Children's Museum. Explore these educational, cultural, and play-based activities offered all month long. And let us know what your family is looking for.


Family Days

Family Day: Fish
December 14 * 12-4pm

Connect with museum research and collections

Kids 14 & under are FREE for Family Days.
Parking is free, too.

Visit our Family Day page for more information


Faibanks Children's Museun

Located in the Auditorium

Crafts on Thursdays
Super Sundays

For more information, visit the Fairbanks Children's Museum online.


UAMN Education & Public Programs

Mark your calendars with these monthly activities.

For program descriptions and dates, see our monthly listing.


Baby Hour
for infants up to 1 year and caregivers
First Sunday of the month from 10-11am

Enjoy art and exhibits together with your baby. 45 minutes of guided group exploration will be followed by coffee, tea, and conversation in the Education Center. Babies should be carried in arms or a carrier.

Strollers will not be allowed during group exploration. Free with museum admission. Space is limited to the first 15 infants. First come, first served. Meet in the Education Center.


Early Explorers
for ages 2-5 (with adult)
1st and 3rd Saturdays from 10-11am

Participate in activities and hands-on explorations in the Education Center.
Free with museum admission. Adult supervision required.


Junior Curators
for ages 6-14 (with adult)
2nd and 4th Saturdays from 2-3:30pm

Delve into hands-on museum science and art in the Education Center.
Free with museum admission. Adult supervision required.

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