HANDS-ON SCIENCE, ART & CULTURE!
CONNECT WITH MUSEUM RESEARCH AND COLLECTIONS
From October through May, Family Days allow the whole family to connect with museum collections and research. Discover Alaska science, culture, and art, create crafts, try out experiments, meet the experts, and explore galleries.
Kids 14 & under FREE for Family Day!
FREE parking on weekends!
Museum Family Days are sponsored by Saltchuk.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Become an archaeologist for a day. Dig for artifacts, throw an atlatl, see flint knapping, and learn about stone tools. Create crafts with clay, beads, and leather. Ask the experts! Talk to archaeologists.
Dress for the weather: some activities will take place outside!
In collaboration with: NPS, BLM, UAF Archaeology Department, CEMML
...we had a wonderful year of educational hands-on science and art activities. Families were also able to meet experts from different fields and ask all kinds of questions of ichthyologists and marine biologists, space scientists, mammalogists, and more. Visit the museum's tumblr page to see some of these stories:
October Family Day: Food
November Family Day: Ocean Exploration
December Family Day: Outer Space
February Family Day: Mammals
March Family Day: Art
Museum Family Days are proudly sponsored by Saltchuk