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Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center

101 Dunkel St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4806
+1 907-459-3700
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Your 1st stop for visitor information. Enjoy Alaska Native art, music, stories and dance. Free world-class exhibits that tell the story of life in Interior Alaska. Wave to family around the world on our Antler Arch webcam. Free films, WiFi, parking.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“first stop” (82 reviews)
“mini museum” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
101 Dunkel St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4806
+1 907-459-3700
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I stopped by for a quick visit on the way to the airport. I wish I had stopped by this place first. They had lots of information on the surrounds attractions.

Thank GCC25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coming to the Morris Thompson Cultural Center was a great idea. It is a perfect option if you want to do more than one activity that day. The employees are super knowledgeable and not only can they brief you about the facility but about a...More

Thank Aldo H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was fantastic. So much effort put in to provide visitors with an interesting educational history lesson about Alaska. The short movie about the making of the pipeline was particularly interesting to give you a sense of this incredible feat.

Thank Yvonne N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a varied, eclectic, multi-media experience with very helpful staff, a range of perspectives all assembled in an enjoyable format and venue...... worth stopping by at the start of your Fairbanks adventure to get a feel if the place. Easy parking, good location -...More

Thank Fiona N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by this center to get some information and they were so very helpful regarding what to see, where to go and road conditions. We were interested in going to Denali and they gave us maps and gave us information on road conditions (since...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This very spacious and aesthetically pleasing facility right on the beautiful river walk downtown is a treasure trove of information for anyone who wants to learn about Alaska, with fascinating exhibits, informative films, lots of brochures and maps for anyone from automobile tourists, back country...More

Thank work-to-travelMI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just walked in one day and they were having a business expo, which had a lot of the local businesses there to talk about what they had to offer......good timing. Very nice bldg. with a small museum inside, Fairbanks info and gift shop as...More

Thank pehight
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This his a must stop for locals and visitors when in Fairbanks. It is a wonderful venue that is educational and a blast for the whole family. You will be given the opportunity to understand our native population and to witness the accomplishments and contributions...More

Thank frank o
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For visiting Fairbanks, this should be the your first stop for your visit. The staff was very helpful and informative. The staff gave us lost of useful information, where to go and what to do based on your time in the area. Especially the hiking...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much history and culture in one little place. A great place to put on your list of must sees. Within walking distance from downtown Fairbanks. Easy access to shops and river walkways.

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David V
7 March 2016|
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Response from David V |
So we went there. Our answer would be 1 1/2 hours to enjoy all the exhibits. More if you want to see the films.