The museum collection of Noatak National Preserve contains a range of natural history specimens and cultural artifacts representing several disciplines and specialties such as biology, geology, paleontology, archeology, and archives.

The vast majority of specimens and artifacts cataloged into the park collection are associated with scientific research activities. The archives are largely administrative records, reports and archeological field notes.

Currently, items in the collection include:

  • Archeological artifacts: 44,823
  • Archival items: 6,237
  • Biological specimens: 2,651
  • Paleontological specimens: 1
  • Geological specimens: 1,229

Total items: 54,941

View the collection catalog records online through the NPS WebCatalog.

Last updated: November 18, 2015

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