University of Alaska Museum of the North

Through collections-based research, teaching, and outreach, our Museum shares its knowledge and collections with local, national, and international audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

The museum's collections include more than 1.4 million artifacts and specimens representing millions of years of biological diversity and thousands of years of cultural traditions in the North. Many of these are rare and unique, but there are also long series of specimens representing all aspects of regional natural history. Such series, often accumulated over decades, are a crucial resource for research. The collections are organized into 10 research disciplines.

Institution University of Alaska Fairbanks
Country United States
Infrastructure type Museum/Science Centre
Disciplines Education science
Graphic and audiovisual media
History and archaeology
Earth sciences
Natural environments and wildlife
Language of operation English
Keywords museumresearchalaska


Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Aldona Jonaitis

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