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A trip to Fairbanks isn't complete without a visit to the University of Alaska Museum of the North. Discover fascinating stories about Alaska's people, places, and wildlife in the museum's award-winning galleries. Your best introduction to this vast and diverse state.

Alaska.org

"The museum rises from the landscape like an iceberg. The swooping exterior hints of breaching whales and calving glaciers. Curves abound. And that's just the outside.

"Inside, the museum takes arts and crafts pieces and puts them together to tell a colorful story of Alaska."

The New York Times

A sparkling, ivory-colored modern facility on a ridge overlooking the city from the north, this superb museum houses world-class collections of Alaska art and indigenous artifacts. Many exhibits commingle old and new, Native and Western, to illustrate similarities among the various forms.

Michelin Must Sees Alaska
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