Research and discovery in the subarctic and arctic

The Murie Science and Learning Center—open daily from 9 am to 4:30 pm—promotes science and stewardship on behalf of national parks in northern Alaska. Murie is part of a national effort to increase scientific literacy by showcasing research from living laboratories like Denali National Park and Preserve.

Located in Denali, the Murie Science and Learning Center is run by the National Park Service in partnership with Alaska Geographic and other organizations.

a park ranger points to a presentation about dogs while speaking to students on a computer

Distance Learning

Do you wish you could bring your class to Denali? If we're too far away, try the next best thing by bringing Denali to your classroom.

campers examine bear claws with a park ranger

Summer Camps

Multi-night kids' camps are a great opportunity to get your young one out and playing in the wilds of Denali.

a researcher wades through water collecting bugs with a net

Research Grants

The Murie Science and Learning Center aims to support park science and engage the public by offering grant support to researchers.

a girl looks into a magnifying box as a ranger looks on

Science Education Grants

Science Education Grants provide financial support for projects and programs that engage Alaskan national park visitors with park science.

an instructor helps a student measure ground temperature


Many organizations come together to fulfill the mission of the Murie Science and Learning Center through cooperation and partnership.

Last updated: June 29, 2017