The University of Alaska Museum of the North is the only research and teaching museum in Alaska. Its artifacts represent thousands of years of cultural traditions in the North. Exhibits in The Rose Berry Alaska Art Gallery include art that spans 2000 years, showcasing everything from ancient ivory carvings to contemporary paintings and sculpture. They also have the state’s largest public display of gold and ‘Blue Babe’ a 36,000-year-old mummified steppe bison. Exhibits include a suspended 43 ft Bowhead Whale skeleton, which is the only one in the Americas. The special exhibition is Perspective: Ways to See a Whale. Located on the University Campus at 1962 Yukon Drive. 907-474-7505

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