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Fairbanks Children's Museum

302 Cushman St, Suite 101, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4630
+1 907-374-6873
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GREAT kids place

Tons of stuff in safe environment for young children to explore, learn through play and to burn off... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Jeanne J
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Juneau, Alaska
Because the kids need playtime

Excellent option for your kid (1-12 years) after tours and museums. Relax, clean, safe, indoor... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Miguel C
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The Fairbanks Children's Museum provides a rich environment that stimulates children's natural curiosity and creativity. Our educators develop play-based learning programs for children to explore multi-sensory, hands-on, active, and child-centered activities. Enjoy water play, role-playing, building and construction, arts and crafts and more. Open 6 days a week in the heart of downtown Fairbanks. Membership options available.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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302 Cushman St, Suite 101, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4630
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+1 907-374-6873
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Tons of stuff in safe environment for young children to explore, learn through play and to burn off energy. Went with one year old granddaughter who did not stop smiling ,laughing and moving! She loved the water table and many hands on stations. If you...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent option for your kid (1-12 years) after tours and museums. Relax, clean, safe, indoor playground. Little expensive because charge not just the kids even their parents but worth it.More

Thank Miguel C
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Jeremia S, Public Relations Manager at Fairbanks Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Hi Miguel, Thank you so much for writing us such a positive review! A relaxed, clean, and safe playspace is exactly what we aim to be - and it sounds like we delivered! Your right - kids need playtime...whether it be hot and sunny in...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had the pleasure of visiting Fairbanks Children's Museum in late August. Although some construction was occurring at the entrance, the museum was still open via an alternate entrance on the side of the building facing the river. There is a large space with many...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

If you live in Fairbanks this is a decent facility to visit if you have kids aged about infant-6 years old, especially in the winter time when you need to keep the kids busy. If you're just passing through- it's not especially worth it if...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

When you need a place to go when the weather is bad.....which is often, this is a great place for kids to go! Our pre-schoolers kept themselves busy for 2 hours and were quite happy!

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Had an 11yr old and an 8yr old...both enjoyed themselves. Lots of very young ones there too. Plenty to do for kids of all ages.

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Valerie S, Public Relations Manager at Fairbanks Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

We're so glad you had a good time here! No matter your age, free play filled with investigation, creativity, and family interaction is always special and fun! We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

The children's museum was OK, but we are spoiled by the amazing museums in California (much larger) so it's hard for me to be impressed by this. In my opinion (but it's all relative), the museum was small and a bit run down even though...More

Thank Jennifer L
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Valerie S, Public Relations Manager at Fairbanks Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thank you for visiting us — it's always great to give the little ones a chance to run around indoors when there's ice on the ground outside! Our little museum loves visitors, and our all-day entry policy allows you to get the most out of...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

My grandchildren love this place, but I am not as fond of it. It is high priced for the amount of time we spend there before the kids are ready to leave. There is no comfortable seating for adults. Having some would really help, as...More

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Valerie S, Public Relations Manager at Fairbanks Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thank you for your feedback! We are glad your grandchildren enjoy their time here. If you live in town, the most economical way to visit the museum is our membership options: we have 3-month, 6-month, and year-long options to fit your needs. This provides unlimited...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

The museum is an interactive children's center with a number of fun activities for kids up to about 10 years old. It's good for a couple of hours of entertainment. If your child loves art, you may be able to extend the time or may...More

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Management response:Responded 4 October 2016

We're so glad you had a good time! We hope you are able to come again and see how we switch up arts and crafts and museum exhibits so there's always something new and exciting to explore.

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

A great hands on museum targeting young inquisitive children. Different themes so each visit can be interesting.

Thank Mike G
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Valerie S, Manager at Fairbanks Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Thanks for visiting! We love having inquisitive families join us and learn together. Our themes change every month, and we have new art, sensory, and building activities every other day, so there's always something new!

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