Plan Your Visit 

The University of Alaska Museum of the North is a thriving visitor attraction, a vital component of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the only research and teaching museum in Alaska.

Take a virtual tour of the museum on the university's website. Look for the UA Museum of the North in the menu on the left with 360 degree views of the gallery. Download our gallery guide for an overview of the galleries and exhibits you'll see inside the museum.

The museum’s research collections – 1.5 million artifacts and specimens – represent millions of years of biological diversity and thousands of years of cultural traditions in the North. The collections are organized into 10 disciplines and serve as a valuable resource for research on climate change, genetics, contaminants and other issues facing Alaska and the circumpolar North. The museum is also the premier repository for artifacts and specimens collected on public lands in Alaska and a leader in northern natural and cultural history research.

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