Museum Calendar

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Moose plushie next to a snowshoe mounted on a wall of Alaska license plates.
December 4-10
UA Museum of the North

Discover with your toddler or preschooler. Go on a gallery hunt-and-find challenge, pick up a free take-home activity (while supplies last) and do hands-on activities at home. December's theme is Winter!

Three snowflakes in different shapes, sitting on a snowy ground.
December 11, 18, 20, 27
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UA Museum of the North

Celebrate winter at the museum! Participate in scavenger hunts, add to our collaborative Nanuq art wall, drop in for an activity in the Creativity Lab, and pick up a take-home craft. Each day will have a different winter-related theme.

This spring, the museum is articulating and suspending a 43' Bowhead Whale skeleton from the lobby ceiling.

This spring, the museum articulated and suspended a 43' Bowhead Whale skeleton from the lobby ceiling.

A totem pole carved with a variety of colorful designs, with trees in the background.
UA Museum of the North

Explore artwork and history outside on the museum grounds.

360 degree view of museum grounds.

Take a walk about the exterior of the UA Museum of the North to experience historical artifacts, scientific specimens, and larger-than-life artwork. Use your phone's GPS to navigate from stop to stop, or view and listen from anywhere in the world. Download the UAMN Mobile App and Audio Guide.

Green aurora lights dance across the night sky.
Museum Auditorium

Enjoy a movie in the museum auditorium! Movie offerings change on a regular basis. Additional charge applies.

Butterfly and moth specimens in a drawer.
UA Museum of the North Website

Visit the UA Museum of the North from home with resources for all ages!

Three children sitting at a table, working on a craft project.
UA Museum of the North Website

Create and discover with your family! Explore our archive of over a hundred hands-on activities for all ages, designed to do at home.