Visit the UA Museum of the North from home with resources for all ages!
We will be adding new content on a regular basis and highlighting existing resources. Check back often to see what's new!
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Online Exhibits and Collections
- UAMN on Instagram: Photos and short videos of UAMN exhibits.
- Virtual Tour:Virtually tour the UAF campus ,including UAMN.
- UAMN Mobile App and Audio Guide
- ShAKe: Earthquakes In Interior Alaska: Explore the virtual exhibit and take a 21-stop video tour.
- Teaching Through Collections: Explore objects from the Denali National Park & Preserve Museum Collections.
- Alaska Treaty of Cession Online Exhibit: Investigate the cultures of Interior Alaska in the year 1867.
- Kings on Ice: The John Rosie Gold Kings Collection: Explore the history of the Gold Kings hockey team.
- Fine Arts Collections Highlights: Explore artworks from the Fine Arts collections.
- Kenelm W. Philip Lepidoptera Collection: Digital images of the largest Arctic butterfly collection in the world.
- Rasmuson Foundation Art Collection:Browse through works by Alaska artists, including artworks at UAMN.
- Alaska's Digital Archives: Search for historical photographs, documents, and artwork from Alaska libraries,
museums and archives, including UAMN.
Arctos: Discover UAMN's 2.5 million objects and artifacts through the online research database.
Videos and Podcasts
- NEW! Bowhead Articulation Playlist: Watch behind-the-scenes videos of a bowhead whale skeleton being prepared for suspension in the museum lobby.
- You Are Here: Discover the UA Museum of the North: Available online for the first time!
- Museum Minute Videos
- UAMN Ethnobotany Film Series
- PoLAR Voices Podcast
- UAMN Exhibit & Education films
- UAMN on YouTube
Berries: Iñupiat Traditions video.
Activity and Lesson Plan Ideas
- Virtual Family Programs: Activities to do at home with young children (0-5) and older kids (6+), arranged by theme.
- Virtual Family Days: Activities for all ages, designed to do at home.
- Space Science Activities: Wide variety of activities and explorations related to outer space.
- Teaching Through Collections: Activity ideas related to Denali National Park & Preserve Museum Collections.
- Kenelm Philip Lepidoptera Collection: Lesson plans incorporating digital images of the Kenelm Philip Lepidoptera Collection (butterflies and moths).
- Colors of Nature Resources: Activity ideas exploring the art and science of nature’s colors.
UAF Photo by JR Ancheta.
Other Alaska Resources
- Cultural Connections Northern Lights: Videos and online activities focused on the northern lights and Iñupiat cultural knowledge.
- Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center: Explore objects from Smithsonian collections with Native tradition bearers.