Highlights

With a collection of 2.5 million artifacts and specimens, the UA Museum of the North represents millions of years of biological diversity. Here are some highlights that are not to be missed for your visit.

The Place Where you go to Listen

The Place Where you go to Listen

The Place Where You Go to Listen is a unique sound and light environment created by Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams

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Blue Babe

Blue Babe

A 36,000-year-old mummified Alaska steppe bison that had been preserved in the Interior permafrost since the Ice Age. 

 

World War II Aleut Evacuation Exhibit

World War II Aleut Evacuation Exhibit

Forced To Leave looks at the civilian impact of the WWII military campaign in Alaska. Under the circumstances of war, two groups of Alaskans experienced those years under particular duress: the Alaskan Japanese Americans and the Aleuts.

 

Alaska's Largest Public Display of Gold

Alaska's Largest Public Display of Gold

Fairbanks' history has always been boom or bust. This exhibit is the largest display of gold nuggets in the State.

 
 
 
Visit the museum Audio Guide and Appfor more museum highlights.  Hear wildlife calls, Alaska Native languages and more.