This winter, visit two museums at once.
The Fairbanks Children's Museum is partnering with the UA Museum of the North to offer a long-term exhibit in our auditorium that's open daily through April 30. You'll get access to new exhibits, an expanded creativity center, even birthday parties.
For more information about the Fairbanks Children's Museum, call 374-6873.
In addition to the events listed below, the museum offers short-term exhibits throughout the year. Visit the Special Exhibits page for information on current and upcoming exhibits.
March and April Education Programs
Explore these educational, cultural, and play-based activities offered all month long:
Baby Hour for infants up to 1 year and caregivers
First Sunday of the Month from 10-11am
Early Explorers for ages 2-5 (with adult)
1st and 3rd Saturdays from 10-11am
Junior Curators for ages 6-14 (with adult)
2nd and 4th Saturdays from 2-3:30pm
For program descriptions, see our Family Programs flyer.
Family Programs are included with regular museum admission and are free for museum members. Parking is free on weekends.
Read more here.
Weekends @ UAMN programs (Baby Hour, Early Explorers, and Jr. Curators) run through April. Watch for their return after summer!
Spend a night at the museum! Join us for after hours special activities and night time gallery explorations. Create, explore, and finally sleep amongst the exhibits. An evening snack and light breakfast will be provided.
Pre-registration is required. Find out more on our sleepover page. The Sleepover is full! Join us for another family event.
Drop-in Activity: Traditional Games
March 14-March 23
Celebrate the Arctic Winter Games and fun! Play traditonal Alaskan games and make your own gaming sticks. Stop in anytime during open hours.
Included with regular museum admission.
Family Day: Denali Legacy
Denali Legacy: 100 Years on the Mountain
Explore our special exhibit before it's gone. Examine the legacy of the climbers who were the first to summit North America's tallest mountain.
Find out about Family Days we're planning for this Spring.
Mush For Kids
UAMN Education & Public Programs will participate in this community event that raises funds and awareness for the Alaska Children's Trust. Enjoy entertainment, activities, and free dog sled rides for kids (ages 4-12). Find us inside the Civic Center!
Free. For all ages.
Image courtesy of AK Children's Trust.
Nanoscience @ UAF Science Potpourri
Participate in a wide variety of hands-on science fun at this UAF event. Explore the science of the small (nano) with UAMN Education & Public Programs and UAF nanoscientists.
See the Science Potpourri website for more information.
Free. For all ages.
Photo: Gary Hodges, Sciencenter
Night Out at UAMN
Friday, April 18 * 7-9pm
Cost: $15 in advance/$20 at the door
Must be 21 to attend.
Purchase your tickets online now and save.