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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.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
101 Dunkel St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4806
+1 907-459-3700
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is nice that it is free. So many attractions in Alaska charge. This is a must see. Good gift shop. Aurora movie boring for young kids.

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a top-notch visitor center. Do not miss this gem when you are in Fairbanks. The visit won't take more than 1 hour, but it is definitely time well spent.

Thank kdlc
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice alabaskan cultural center with many interactive and stable displays. Wish our tour guide would have let us explore more on our own here.

Thank Landerson84
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very nice stop to learn about the history of Alaska. The museum is just the right size that you can see everything and still have plenty of time to look through the visitors center. Helpful guides provided information about the displays. A National Park...More

Thank vsattui123
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is just packed with information. Loads of displays and really good videos about the past. Also loads of info on what to do and where to go. One of the best I have seen.

Thank dianeandlarry
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Thompson Center is modern, has good visuals of life of the Alaskan natives and good place to start of tour of Fairbanks.

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The visitors center staff and volunteers are always very helpful and kind! Also knowledgeable of the area and able to answer questions. My kids enjoy watching the short films and walking through the museum part as well.

Thank SxThree5
Reviewed 3 days ago

This facility provides many things: a bookstore, the visitor's center (with helpful staff, free phones, and hundreds of magazines and brochures to get you ready for the rest of your itinerary), a free bank of computers you can use to plan your travel, and most...More

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Cultural Center has a very nice museum in it. We wondered around in it for about an hour. This is also the visitors' center, and there are plenty of brochures and helpful attendants there who love to help you plan your visit. We wondered...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was my favorite stop in our stay in Fairbanks. The visual presentation was outstanding, from dinosaur bones to native masks. I was pleased to see some of the early pioneering women represented as well! Do not miss this museum if you have any interest...More

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David V
How much time should one allow for a full visit?
7 March 2016|
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Response from paulabl17 | Reviewed this property |
Well we just spend 30 min inside