Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, Fairbanks

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Home to more than 85 antique vehicles, Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum presents the history of Alaska's automobiles prior to World War II. Peruse its sizable collection of motor vehicles, ranging from early convertibles and trucks to motor-powered platforms built before the turn of the 20th century. Don't miss the displays dedicated to specimens of local significance, including the first car ever constructed in Alaska. Join a 90-minute guided tour to find out more about the state's automotive history and engineering challenges. Or, grab an audio set to enjoy a self-guided tour of the exhibits. Before you head to Fairbanks, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Fairbanks road trip tool , to make sure you see all that Fairbanks has to offer, including Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum.
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  • Another Fairbanks attraction that should not be missed. The antique cars in this museum are in excellent condition and the docent said that all, but 3, are still operational. In addition to the cars a...  more »
  • This is a must see while visiting Fairbanks. The museum has a wonderful layout, free audio players with the entry fee. Absolutely wonderful visit.  more »
  • All the workers are volunteers and have a great attitude, the cars are very parents. Of the best places to visit in Fairbanks, no doubt. In the winter open only on Wednesdays and Sundays.
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  • The whole design of the museum is really nice and the stuffs there are very nice and helpful. It's my first time to see those cars which is really exciting!
  • Very unique. The quality of the automobiles is suburb. They also have vintage fashion of the same period of the cars
  • The most awsome museum ever. Total class act. You will not be disappointed ever.
  • Kinda pricey, but AMAZING and BEAUTIFUL cars! I'm not a car aficionado and I really enjoyed my visit.
  • This place is full of history. Lots of thought and attention to detail went into this museum. The cars are in pristine condition! You can watch the mechanics work on cars. They also have clothing displayed with the cars and bikes. Very clean. Music playing is also of the time period of the cars.

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