At the University of Alaska Museum of the North (UAMN) you can explore Alaska Native cultures, natural wonders, and diverse wildlife. Get inspired by 2,000 years of Alaska art and see our special exhibit about Alaska’s dinosaurs.
UAMN offers a wide array of activities and resources for families, children, students, teachers, community members, and visitors of all ages and backgrounds. Learn from the extraordinary diversity of the museum collections and related research. Connect with Alaska’s science, arts, and cultures.
Join us during hands-on family programs, plan a field trip or birthday party, or trigger your curiosity in our Family Room. We encourage families to learn and explore together. Passes for the museum are available for check out at the public library. Museum members and Alaska military families get in free all year.
Your discoveries start here!
Explore a different theme every month! Discover science, culture, and art through interactive investigations, hands-on exploration, and crafts. Our activities are designed to stimulate curiosity and encourage multi-generational collaboration. Drop in … [Continue reading]
The museum’s new membership program pays for itself in just three visits. There are now packages to fit families of all sizes. Members get in free all year and are eligible to sign up for our activity-packed club for kids, the UAMN Curiosity … [Continue reading]
UAMN serves students and educators with field trips, object-based teaching kits, science nights, after-school partnerships, and Homeschool Day. More than 2,400 students visit the museum each year on school field trips. Most are guided by volunteer … [Continue reading]