Museum

Upcoming Events

Key Ingredients: America by Food

On exhibit through November 22
at UAF's Community & Techical College in downtown Fairbanks
 

October is all about FOOD at the museum. Share a recipe with us on our website. Visit the exhibit and bring a foodie photo to put on the wall. Discover our family programs in the Creativity Lab. 

Find out all about this traveling exhibit.


Lights on Afterschool

Thursday, October 23, 4-7 pm
 
Join us for a free evening of family fun and exploration! Parents and kids can stretch their muscles with yoga and dance, stretch their minds with experiments and creative challenges, and enjoy healthy snacks.
 
More info on our Lights on Afterschool page.

Halloween at the Museum

Friday, October 31, 4-7pm

Watch science experiments in action. See bones and bugs, bats and birds. Tour the museum's research labs and explore the galleries.

Admission is free with a donation of canned food for the Fairbanks Community Food Bank.

Learn more about this annual program.
See photos from last year's event.


Family Day: Ocean Exploration

Saturday, November 8, Noon-4pm

Explore ocean science through hands-on activities. Touch sea creatures, meet experts, and explore the special exhibit: Arctic Odyssey: Voyages of the R/V Sikuliaq.

Navigate to our Family Day page for more information.


Chefs at the Museum

Saturday, November 15, 4-7pm

Join us for an evening of fun and food, featuring talented chefs from our community and three key ingredients.

Get your tickets now!
Learn more about this fabulous event.


Movies in the Auditorium

Daily This Fall
 
The museum's 30-minute movies are presented on the hour from 12pm - 4pm in the Arnold Espe Auditorium. Purchase a $5 museum movie ticket at the admission desk for unlimited access to the day's movies.
 
Visit our movies page for more information.  
Watch trailers on YouTube.

Now Open in the Special Exhibit Gallery

Arctic Odyssey: Voyages of the R/V Sikuliaq

The R/V Sikuliaq 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.

Discover the world's last frontier. 

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