To get a sense of the long, diverse history of Alaska, people living in East Fairbanks homes head to the University of Alaska Museum of the North. Take a break searching for East Fairbanks real estate for sale and spend a few hours at the museum. Start in the Rose Berry Alaska Art Gallery to see examples of art, starting with 2,000 year old ivory carvings and going through to the vibrant art work being created today. Check out the Gallery of Alaska to find out about the five ecological regions in the state. You’ll be greeted by a brown bear, which stands at 8 feet, 9 inches tall. Enormous wooly mammoth tusks will give visitors an idea of just how huge animals from the Pleistocene era really were. The special exhibits gallery explores changing subjects in detail. Opened in May 2015, Expedition Alaska: Dinosaurs is currently on display, taking visitors on a trek to find dinosaur bones throughout the state.
Each month, the museum puts together a number of public events centered around a theme. Come for movies, family days, and arts and crafts. Many people who live in East Fairbanks homes become members of museum to enjoy free admission throughout the year, invitations to special events, and discounts at the museum’s store. Learn more about current and upcoming exhibits, events, and membership at Alaska Museum of the North.