Tour the Aurora Ice Museum, Fairbanks

What: An indoor ice museum located near Fairbanks where everything is hand carved from ice. A one-ish hour tour allows you to explore the museum and take plenty of pictures.

When to go: Can be accessed year round.

How to get there:


  • This is one of many activities worth checking out in the Chena hot springs resort area. You have to reserve tickets for a specific timed entry when you arrive at the visitor center. You have the option to pre-purchase an apple martini that will be served in an ice carved glass.
  • It does get quite cold in there, but you will be provided with parkas to keep you warm. Recommend bringing gloves and wearing pants/close toed shoes.