Category: Fairbanks Museum

Inspire Campaign

Inspire Campaign

Posted: March 21, 2021| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Fundraising, What's Happening

With your help, we’ll meet the needs of today and tomorrow while preserving the timeless character of the Fairbanks Museum. Your support now will be matched 1:1 by a generous donor! Please help us meet our $25k goal before April 30! Here’s what the Inspire Campaign for the Fairbanks Museum… Read More
Animal Buddies

Animal Buddies

Posted: March 10, 2021| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events, What's Happening

Welcome, Animal Buddies Families! Here is what your buddies have been up to during their night at the Museum! They have been busy exploring the galleries, finding animals that look like them, have having lots of fun!       The Museum Store looks like a good place… Read More
Camp-in-a-Box

Camp-in-a-Box

Posted: January 28, 2021| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Learning

Animals in Winter! Unpack an adventure each day during February Break. While in-person camp is not feasible, we gathered some of our favorite discovery gear to prepare a winter “camp-in-a-box” to keep your kiddos busy during February break! This box is packed with fun crafts and educational activities that focus… Read More
One Step Closer

One Step Closer

Posted: December 23, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Museum News, What's Happening

Andrew McGregor in the Caledonian-Record: The Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium is one step closer to building the first major expansion on the historic building dedicated to natural sciences. The Museum Trustees voted earlier this month to move forward with the nearly $2.5 million addition that will create a 6,000… Read More
Holiday Cheer Kits – Free to You!

Holiday Cheer Kits – Free to You!

Posted: December 2, 2020| Category: Fairbanks Museum

This holiday season, the Fairbanks Museum and Planetariums wants to say a heartfelt thank you to our community for your support over the past year. Through all of the uncertainty, you have continued to make this museum a place for discovery and appreciation of the natural world. Even when our… Read More
COVID-19

COVID-19

Posted: November 13, 2020| Category: Fairbanks Museum

Your safety is our priority. Our doors are open to Wednesday – Sunday, 10AM – 5PM. When you visit, we ask you to wear a face covering, wash your hands, and maintain 6-feet distance from anyone who is not part of your group. We also ask you to fill in… Read More
Great Conjunction

Great Conjunction

Posted: November 10, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Planetarium News, Programs and Events, StarGazing

December 21, 4:00 – 5:00PM A live-stream celebration with astronomy educator Bobby Farlice-Rubio! This evening, Winter Solstice, the two largest planets in the Solar System — Jupiter and Saturn — will look closer together than they have since 1623.  Once every twenty years, these giant planets come together in our… Read More
Halloween Tricks & Treats

Halloween Tricks & Treats

Posted: October 28, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events

4:00 – 6:00 PM, Saturday October 31 Halloween is happening for young ghosts, superheroes, creatures, and more! The Fairbanks Museum is hosting a pass-through Halloween trail for kids to age 6 and their families starting in the new Delia Griffin Playground. This event will be touch-free and outdoors. Protective face… Read More
Vision for Science Annex

Vision for Science Annex

Posted: September 22, 2020| Category: Fairbanks Museum

by Andrew McGregor, Caledonian-Record (9/22/2020) In a bold vision for its future, the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium has plans to build the first major expansion on the historic structure in 125 years. But not even the team with the only public planetarium in Vermont knows just yet if the… Read More
Learning Re-framed

Learning Re-framed

Posted: September 15, 2020| Category: Fairbanks Museum

The Maple Capital Management Outdoor Classroom is a new space that is well-ventilated, roomy, and versatile — an innovative structure that will welcome visitors throughout the year. We’ve always wanted to install an outdoor classroom that changes with the seasons and reacts to natural light. COVID-19 means tearing down traditional… Read More