Museum

On display through May 9, 2015

Join us for a free event on the exhibit's last day.

Sikuliaq Science Day

Saturday, May 9
Noon - 3:00 p.m.

The UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences is hosting this free event.

Scientists who have just returned from their expeditions on UAF’s new research vessel will be on hand. Visitors can ask questions about oceanography and the ship’s first voyage to the Arctic.There will be giveaways of ship merchandise and refreshments.

This is the final day to explore the museum’s special exhibit!


Discover the world's last frontier.

Ushering in a new world of ocean science, the R/V Sikuliaq begins its research journey in 2014. This state-of-the-art research vessel will aid scientists as they search for answers to our most pressing oceanographic questions. This exhibit explores the ship and the science, while taking a look at a history of creative, oceanographic instrumentation.

Enjoy the exhibit.

  • Operate and tour models of the ship
  • See the most important animals on the planet
  • Collect creatures hiding in the ocean environment
  • Explore depth and discover ocean currents
  • Build a map of the seafloor using sound

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Watch the trailer.

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Thanks to our partners and sponsors.

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