UAMN Events Calendar
All programs included with museum admission, unless otherwise noted.
January's theme is Walrus!
Early Explorers (ages 5 and under, with adult)
Fridays: 10 am - 12 pm
Drop in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover. Materials and activities provided.
Note: There will be no Early Explorers on January 3.
Junior Curators (ages 6 and up, with adult)
Saturday, January 11: 2 pm - 4 pm
Stop by the Creativity Lab to explore, create, and learn. Discover science, history, culture, and art through hands-on investigations and crafts.
Family Programs are proudly sponsored by Alaska 529.
Saturday, January 25, 1:30 - 4:00 pm
North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Boulevard, North Pole
Free event for all ages! Meet guests from NASA. Watch a planetarium show, learn about Poker Flat Research Range, try hands-on space science activities, and more.
Co-Sponsored by FNSB North Pole Branch Library, UAF Geophysical Institute, UA Museum of the North, and NASA Space Science Education Consortium.
Friday, February 7: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 am
For 7-13 year olds with accompanying adult (1 adult can accompany up to 3 kids).
Join us for after-hours special activities and night time gallery explorations. Create, explore, and sleep among the exhibits. An evening snack and light breakfast are provided.
Registration now open! For more information, costs, or to register, go to the sleepover page.
Movies at the Museum
Enjoy a 30-minute movie at the museum. Purchase a movie ticket for $5 at the admission desk for access to all the day's movies.
Explore the Exhibits
COMING SOON: Cruisin' the Fossil Coastline
In the Special Exhibits Gallery
Opens January 18, 2020.
Expedition Alaska: Archaeology & Mammalogy
In the Collections Gallery
Follow museum scientists as they journey across Alaska in search of clues about the people and animals that make their home here. Watch videos filmed on location that tell the tales of the scientists in search of clues to the region's dynamic history. Learn more about the exhibit.
Collected Treasures: Six Alaska Wildflowers
In the Café Gallery
Explore botanical illustrations by Karen Stomberg. The artworks depict museum specimens from the National Herbarium and UAMN as well as live plants collected by the artist. Learn more about the exhibit.