University of Alaska Museum of the North

Description:

This museum curates, studies, and exhibits fossil collections from the public lands administered by BLM in Alaska. The museum collection includes more than 1,000 bones from at least 6 varieties of dinosaurs from the Late Cretaceous Period (65 to 72 million years ago). Pleistocene (10-thousand-year-old to 2-million-year-old) fossils include mammoths, saber tooth tigers, bison, mastodons, camels and many other fauna.

Directions:

Drive to the University of Alaska campus on the west side of Fairbanks and follow the signs to the museum on Yukon Dr.

Phone:

800.437.7021

Email:

AK_FDO_GeneralDelivery@blm.gov

Address:

Bureau of Land Management Fairbanks District Office 1150 University Avenue Fairbanks, AK 99709

Activities:

Interpretive Programs

Organization:

BLM - Bureau of Land Management

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