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University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Address: 505 S Chandlar Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0001
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Visit for Excellent Views of the Town and The Museum

One of the better Places in Fairbanks. Excellent Views atop the hill , Museum is a must see . Not to be missed

Reviewed 3 September 2015
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

One of the better Places in Fairbanks. Excellent Views atop the hill , Museum is a must see . Not to be missed

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Marietta, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Campus is located on a hill and nice to drive through. The buildings look updated and there's a museum at the university as well.

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Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Checked out the bookstore while there visiting the Museum of theNorth. Exceeded expectations and loved the variety of tee shirts, sweat shirts etc. especially with the hockey team's emphasis. Really nice view of city and surrounding landscape. Friendly people at bookstore and manning the shuttle. Folks at the museum were a bit jaded, but easily overlooked given experience with rest... More 

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Freeville, New York
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

The museum is super. There are many historical people and events that are captured and described that I had never heard of. The displays of native Eskimo history and life tools was fascinating as well.

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Grove City
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

I'm a Cornellian; and have lived in Ithaca, NY for 40 years. This 'little' University of Alaska up on the hill packs a wallop! There is a first -class art and history Museum (the Museum of the North),a pile whale bones lying on a knoll; student housing in the woods; and the GEORGESON Gardens....small, but oh so full of native... More 

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Craryville, New York
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Had a chance to visit the grounds, the botanical gardens were very nice. The buildings and walking trails around the college was wonderful. Great views of the Fairbanks area.

Thank John H
Fairbanks, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Best University within the state of Alaska!! Beautiful in both the winter and the summer months!!!!!

Thank Amanda M
Safety Harbor, Florida
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

Drove around the campus-explored around. The campus was clean and quiet. Very pretty to see. On the campus is the museum- which is a great place to visit.

Thank Jacqui H
Peterborough, Canada
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

the sound light room is very soothing...a must see. The films are excellent . The museum building is beautiful. They also have lovely gardens

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Reviewed 25 July 2015

Wonderful exhibits and a great place to watch fireworks, from your car for New Years Eve! A very unique experience indeed, and worth the planning and visit !

Thank Toni T

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