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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.
UA Museum of the North
Explore artwork and history outside on the museum grounds.
See the only suspended bowhead whale skeleton in the Americas, now on display in the museum lobby.
UAMN's The Place Where You Go to Listen has reopened after major renovations to the 15 year-old acoustic art installation. Grammy Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, John Luther Adams and team have upgraded the computer, lighting, and audio hardware, as well as re-tuned the musical composition and overall look of the gallery.
Revisit the 2018-2019 UAMN special exhibition, ShAKe. Explore the 21-part video tour (69 minute running time) to learn about earthquakes in Interior Alaska from guest curator Carl Tape.
The museum’s more than 2.5 million artifacts and specimens are collected by 10 research disciplines. Visit Expedition Alaska in the museum’s Collections Gallery to learn about this foundation of museum research, exhibitions, and programs.
Rose Berry Alaska Art Gallery
Thanks to a grant from the GVEA Goodcents program, The Alaska Art Experience 5-screen film introducing the Rose Berry Alaska Art Gallery has been redesigned, re-edited, and rebuilt 13 years after it was first installed at the UA Museum of the North.
The Museum’s long-running and innovative Visitor Audio Guide has been expanded and made available for the first time as free apps for both iPhone and Android mobile devices, as well as through the museum website.