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Fairbanks

Fairbanks Community Museum

Housed in Historic City Hall the Fairbanks Community Museum preserves the memories of pioneers who founded the city. It commemorates the times from the gold rush era to great floods of 1960’s. Housing a collection of Fairbanks’ past, the Historic City Hall is home to the museum that maintains its historic fabric and integrity. Run completely by volunteers the interiors are a warren of interconnecting rooms with walls covered with memorabilia and photographs showing Fairbanks through the years in all stages of its development. The detailed diorama of Barnett's Cache is displayed along with the photograph it depicts. There are artifacts from the 1920's, pictures and diagrams explaining the work of the gold dredges mined near Fairbanks. Also included are presentations on winter life in Fairbanks as well as Fairbanks history in general.