Fodor's Expert Review Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum

Fairbanks Fodor's Choice

Among the world's finest auto museums, Fountainhead provides a fascinating survey of history, design, culture, and, of course, cars (specifically ones from 1898 to 1938). Obscure makes—Buckmobiles, Packards, and Hudsons among them—compete for attention with more familiar specimens from Ford, Cadillac, and Chrysler. The museum's holdings include the first car ever made in Alaska, built in Skagway out of sheet metal and old boat parts. Alongside the cars, all but three of them in running condition, are equally remarkable historical photographs and exhibits of vintage clothing that illustrate the era's evolution of style, especially for women.

Fodor's Choice Specialty Museum

Quick Facts

212 Wedgewood Dr.
Fairbanks, Alaska  99701, USA


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $15, Closed Mon., Tues., and Thurs.–Sat. mid-Sept.–mid-May

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