Military Appreciation


Join us for Military & Veterans Appreciation Day!

November 5, 2022
10 am-5:30 pm


Free admission for active-duty military, veterans, and their families all day. Explore the galleries and exhibits, and learn about the museum's collections.

Featured activities from 12 to 4 pm. Museum  is open from 10 am to 5:30 pm (doors close at 5 pm).

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We honor those who serve to defend and protect our freedoms.
The UA Museum of the North offers the following services to military members.


Group of people wearing military uniforms, looking at a large fossil. Curator of Earth Sciences Pat Druckenmiller is talking to the group.
Admission Discounts

The museum is pleased to offer admission discounts for Alaska Active Duty Military and Veterans. See the Hours & Admissions page for details.

Three people wearing military uniforms looking at a variety of museum objects on a table.
Museum Passes

Museum Passes are available at the Fort Wainwright, Eielson AFB, Noel Wien, and North Pole libraries. A pass may be checked out for a free one-day family admission to the museum.

Child looking through a magnifying glass.
Family Programs

Family Programs at the museum offer opportunities for all ages to discover Alaska's science, arts, and culture. Early Explorers (ages 5 and under with adult), Junior Curators (ages 6 and up with adult), and Family Days (all ages) offer monthly themes and hands-on learning activities designed to promote curiosity and exploration.

Person wearing a military uniform looking at insect specimens on a table, while Curator of Insects Derek Sikes looks on.
Bus Tours

The museum is pleased to participate in weekly Fort Wainwright off-post welcome tours. Each Friday morning, soldiers and their families get an opportunity to tour various community organizations, including the museum, hosted by Explore Fairbanks.