Museum

APRIL'S THEME IS BIRDS

The University of Alaska Museum of the North is exploring BIRDS at hands-on programs during the month of April. All activities take place in the Creativity Lab and are inlcuded with admission.

Every Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Early Explorers for kids 5 and under
Enjoy arts and crafts with your toddler or preschooler. 

Saturday, April 29
2:00 - 3:30 pm
Teen Studio for ages 13-18
Discover new ideas and skills.
Reister at bit.ly/uamnhandson


Changa Revisited

Friday, April 28
6:00 p.m.

Ethnographic filmmaker Leonard Kamerling will show his newest film, “Changa Revisited." The documentary, set in East Africa, draws on a collection of photographs and audio recordings, woven with contemporary video footage, to create a portrait of one family’s struggle to adapt to a world transformed by the loss of their traditional livelihood.

FREE TO THE PUBLIC

More information here


Movies at the Museum

Explore the museum's 30-minute movies. Purchase a $5 museum movie ticket at the admission desk for unlimited access to the day's movies.

  • Expedition Alaska: Dinosaurs at 10am
  • Dynamic Aurora at 11am
  • Arctic Currents at 12pm
  • Dynamic Aurora at 1pm
  • Expedition Alaska: Dinosaurs at 2pm
  • Dynamic Aurora at 3pm
  • Arctic Currents at 4pm

Learn more HERE about the museum's movies.


Explore our Exhibits

Expedition Alaska: Dinosaurs
In the Special Exhibits Gallery

See authentic Alaska dinosaurs from the museum’s collections. Compare your leg to a dinosaur’s. View fossils and try your hand at excavating. Explore a virtual field camp. Practice paleontology and examine dinosaur teeth under the microscope. Discover with us!

Learn more about the exhibit.

Expedition Alaska: Archaeology & Mammalogy
In the Collections Gallery

Follow museum scientists as they journey across Alaska in search of clues about the people and animals that make their home here. Watch videos filmed on location that tell the tales of the scientists in search of clues to the region's dynamic history.

Learn more about the exhibit.

The Last Road North
Inside the Museum's West Entrance

A collection of photographs by Alaska artist Ben Huff from his larger series The Last Road North.  These photos were taken along the Dalton Highway over the course of five years using a large format camera.

Explore this remote Alaska highway. 

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