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University of Alaska Museum of the North – Virtual Tour

University of Alaska Museum of the North - Virtual Tour

Museum of the North – Virtual Tour

The University of Alaska Museum of the North acquires, conserves, and interprets specimens and collections relating to the natural, artistic, and cultural heritage of Alaska and the North Polar Regions.

The museum serves national and international science programs through education, research, and exhibits. The museum’s collections include botanical, geological, zoological, and cultural displays.

The museum’s new facilities opened in 2005, with exhibitions and galleries focused on understanding the past and present issues unique to the North.

The museum’s exhibits range from hibernation research to the documenting of a dinosaur expedition along the Yukon River. 

The University of Alaska Museum of the North’s outreach programs include exhibits, print, and digital media, such as full-motion and animated films, audio series, and interactive games. 

University of Alaska Museum of the North - Virtual Tour

Alaska Brown Bear – University of Alaska Museum of the North

Highlights of the Museum of the North

  • Archeology Collections
  • Earth Sciences Collection
  • Ethnology Collection
  • History and Fine Arts Collection
  • Herbarium and Entomology Collection
  • Fish, Amphibian, and Reptile Collections
  • Mammal and Bird Collection
  • Marine Invertebrates Collection
  • Alaska Center for Documentary Film
  • Arctic Archival Observatory
  • Alaska Frozen Tissue Collection

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University of Alaska Museum of the North

  • Museum:        University of Alaska Museum of the North
  • Formerly:        The University of Alaska Museum
  • City:                Fairbanks
  • State:              Alaska
  • Country:         United States
  • Category:       Specialist Museum, University Museum
  • Established:    1917
  • Location:        1962 Yukon Dr, Fairbanks, AK, United States

University of Alaska Museum of the North - Virtual Tour

Cup’ik kayak stanchions – University of Alaska Museum, Fairbanks

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University of Alaska Museum of the North – 360 Virtual Tour

University of Alaska Museum of the North – 360 Virtual Tour

University of Alaska Museum of the North

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