Antler Arch in winter with setting sun in the background at Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center.

Things to Do at the Morris Thompson Center

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Explore Fairbanks Visitor Services 

Open Daily, 8am-5pm 

Explore Fairbanks‘ Visitor Information Specialists are available to connect visitors with activities, attractions, tours, and accommodations that are open for business or plan to open soon. Call (907) 459-3755 or (907) 456-INFO.

Alaska Public Lands Information Center & Park Ranger Programs

Mon – Sat, 8am – 5pm (Labor Day – Memorial Day)

Daily, 8am – 5pm (Memorial Day – Labor Day)

“One-stop shopping” for public lands information, trip-planning assistance, and resource education. Learn more here. All ranger programs available will be accessible outdoors, weather permitting. Contact APLIC at (907) 459-3730 for additional information.

Alaska Geographic Bookstore

12pm – 3pm, Wed – Fri

12pm – 3pm on 2nd and 4th Saturdays

Shop online here, and call (907) 459-3711 for info.

Exhibit

Open Daily, 8am-5pm

Explore our online exhibit about the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA), which compliments our display case of art from each of the ANCSA regions. General info about our exhibits is here.

Films, Performances, & Events

Due to COVID-19 mitigation measures, we currently do not offer free films and live performances in the auditorium. Check back here for updates, and see our online events here!

Alaska Native Gift Shop

The Alaska Native Gift Shop has opened ONLINE! Make sure to check out all the beautiful, authentic Alaska Native arts and crafts available here next time you need a gift, or if you’re looking for the perfect souvenir.

Special/Holiday Hours

The building is closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Offices may be closed on federal holidays, and hours may vary. Please call ahead to confirm.