All programming has been suspended temporarily.

For new and returning parents and caregivers with children ages 1 month to 2 years

Meet, mingle, and generate friendships with other caregivers and share milestones and stories with the group. Learn about new developments in early childhood education and take-home resources from community partners. Relax and let your babies play in a safe and comfortable environment. Find more information here!


First Wednesday of each month, 9-10am

Third Saturday of each month, 9-10am

Free for caregivers and children under 2.

For potty-trained kids, ages 4 and up

We know you work hard, so we have a Kid's Night In each month for you to drop your kiddos off at the museum for a pizza dinner and fun while you enjoy a date night, check out some of Downtown Fairbanks' amazing First Friday art shows, or just enjoy some kid-free time.


First Friday of each month, 5:30pm-8pm

$25 per child, $5 discount for members and siblings

Click here to register for next First Friday!

For children ages 1 to 6

This weekly art program gives children a chance to get messy! Activities include things like flower pounding, shaving cream painting, and playing with spaghetti. These projects aim to develop creativity and motor skills while allowing kids to explore their senses.

Every Wednesday, 11am-11:30am

Free with admission 

For children with special needs or sensory processing differences

An exclusive museum time designed for children to have a fun, enjoyable, and interactive learning experience in a comfortable and more peaceful play environment with the whole family. Featuring a less crowded environment, light and sound reduction, extra visual safety signage, appropriate sensory activities, and a designated quiet room. Find more information here.


First Monday of each month, 2pm-5pm

$4 admission, free for members

For children ages 1 to 6

Our popular weekly science program offers hands-on learning, experiments, and activities based around STEM topics. Our goal is to inspire wonder and investigation in young minds through activities like slime making, chemical reactions, and magnet play. 

Every Thursday, 11am-11:30am

Free with admission

For the whole family!

Thanks to our sponsor, Design Alaska, we provide an open space for families to enjoy the museum while also connecting through music and the arts. These concerts allow for our museum families to connect with each other in a relaxed and fun environment. In the past we have featured performers like Songweeds, Skedaddles, drumming with Matt Roberts, Punk Rock 4 Kids with Nick Meurlott, Emily Anderson, and many more!


Third Thursday of each month, 5:30pm-7:30pm

$2 admission, free for members 

For the whole family!

This monthly event features individuals and groups from the community who partner with the museum to share a new topic, skill, or activity with our museum families. In the past, we have featured organizations such as Tanana Valley Clinic, Fairbanks Police Department, Calypso Farms, Young Native Fiddlers, and Fairbanks Soil & Water. 


Saturdays, 2pm-4pm

Free with admission

For children ages 1 to 6

Join Amber in the Imagineering Lab to take on a making challenge! Think, plan, and create! Make something that flies, something that rolls, construct a nest and more! The challenge will also be available for the rest of the week for those who cannot attend.

Tuesday, 11am-12pm

Free with admission

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Fairbanks Children's Museum 

302 Cushman Street, Suite 101 

Fairbanks, AK 99701

(907) 374-6873

The Fairbanks Children's Museum is a 501 (C) 3 nonprofit.

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