UAMN Events Calendar

All programs included with museum admission, unless otherwise noted.
For more information, download our monthly flyer or visit the Family Programs page.


October's theme is Owls! 

Early Explorers (ages 5 and under, with adult)

Fridays: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Drop in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover. Materials and activities provided.
Siblings welcome!

Junior Curators (ages 6 and up, with adult)
Saturday, October 19: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Stop by the Creativity Lab to discover science, history, culture, and art through hands-on investigations and crafts. Siblings welcome!

Family Programs are proudly sponsored by Alaska 529.      

Museum Halloween

Museum Halloween logo: Drawing of an orange pumpkin and spiderweb.Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Free Admission
See bones, bugs, bats, and birds! Meet staff and learn about collections. Explore the galleries. Costumes are encouraged!

Bring a donation of canned food for the Fairbanks Community Food Bank!


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.

Click here for movie schedules and information!

Explore the Exhibits

ShAKe: Earthquakes in Interior Alaska
In the Special Exhibits Gallery
Major earthquakes are part of the history and the future of Interior Alaska. The last 100 years have seen vast changes in how we understand these events. Explore how the impact on the public has been recorded through local newspapers. Learn more about the exhibit.

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.

The Last Road North
Inside the Museum's West Entrance
A collection of photographs by Alaska artist Ben Huff from his larger series The Last Road North. These photos were taken along the Dalton Highway over the course of five years using a large format camera. Explore this remote Alaska highway.


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