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HANDS-ON SCIENCE, ART & CULTURE!

CONNECT WITH MUSEUM RESEARCH AND COLLECTIONS

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.

Noon-4pm
Kids 14 & under FREE for Family Day!
FREE parking on weekends!

Museum Family Days are sponsored by Saltchuk.

Upcoming Family Days

Plants of Alaska

Saturday, September 26
Discover plants plus objects created from plants throughout the museum. Make your own plant press and create artworks. See plants from the collection. Ask the experts! Talk with botanists from the herbarium.

In collaboration with: UAF Ethnobotany, Friends of Creamer's Field, Project BrownDown



Dinosaurs
Saturday, November 21


Ice Age

Saturday, February 13


Arctic Science
Saturday, March 12



Expeditions

Saturday, April 23



THIS PAST ACADEMIC YEAR...

...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:
Family Day: Food
Family Day: Ocean Exploration
Family Day: Outer Space
Another Year of Family Days

THANK YOU

Museum Family Days are proudly sponsored by Saltchuk

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