Basic Information

5421 North Star Street
Barrow, AK 99723

The Inupiat Heritage Center is located in Barrow, Alaska, the largest city in the North Slope Borough and the northernmost city in the United States. Barrow can be reached via commercial and charter flights from Anchorage and Fairbanks.

Standard Hours

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: -
  • Monday: -
  • Tuesday: -
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: -

Owing to its location 320 miles (515 km) north of the Arctic Circle, Barrow's climate is cold and dry, classified as a polar climate (Köppen ET). Winter weather can be extremely dangerous because of the combination of cold and wind, while summers are cool even at their warmest.

Entrance Fees:

College students - $5.00

 

Overview

The Iñupiat Heritage Center (IHC) brings people together to promote and perpetuate Iñupiat history, language and culture. This dynamic interaction between the Iñupiat and their environment fosters the awareness, understanding and appreciation of the Iñupiat way of life from generation to generation.

The center is located at:
5421 N Star St, Barrow, AK 99723

There are two websites available to assist you with information. The primary site is The Iñupiat Heritage Center , the secondary site is this one.

Operating Hours and Seasons

Fees and Passes

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O Box 69
Barrow, AK 99723

Phone:

(907) 852-0422

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