Museum Calendar

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An adult and child sit at a table working on a craft project.
Friday, October 14
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab

Drop in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover with hands-on activities in the Creativity Lab. October's theme is Bats!

A bat skeleton in resin next to a paper bat puppet. Both are sitting on a skull-patterned tablecloth.
Saturday, October 15
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab

Stop by the Creativity Lab for hands-on activities and a themed scavenger hunt. Discover science, history, culture, and art through investigations and crafts. October's theme is Bats!

UAMN logo next to a drawing of a pumpkin, a spider, and a spiderweb.
Monday, October 31
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
UA Museum of the North

See bones, bugs, bats, and birds. Meet staff and learn about collections. Explore the galleries. Costumes encouraged!

A bowhead whale skeleton is suspended in a museum lobby.

See the only suspended bowhead whale skeleton in the Americas, now on display in the museum lobby.

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.

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 150 hands-on activities for all ages, designed to do at home.