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Alyeska Pipeline Visitor Center

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Address: 1671 Steese Highway, Fairbanks, AK 99712

One of the most popular tourist attractions in Alaska.

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Stopped and looked from roadside only when we are on the way to Mount Aurora lodge. Very nice when its in the winter.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great area to easily pull over and see the pipeline up close and personal! Great informative billboard display...explains the answers tot all your questions.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend checking out the "Pipeline" movie display at the Thompson Visitor Center first. This is a modern engineering marvel, so it's worth the stop.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an interesting experience to see the Alyeska Pipeline Visitor Center. Our Guide was knowledge and had a good presentation about the Pipeline. Well worth seeing..

Thank Carol S
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped and looked from roadside only when we are on the way to Mount Aurora lodge. Very nice when its in the winter.

Thank TrueForever
Naples, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Stopped and looked at the pipeline and how it works. How it works was a lot more interesting then the pipe itself. Even though it's a contruction marvel you only see small parts of the pipeline. The stuff inside the pipe that keeps the oil flowing was very interesting.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stopped here on a bus tour as a time filler being too early for our next location.The pipeline has very informative information boards with plenty of stats and the surrounding area has been well landscaped.There is also advice on how to take the best photo so it looks as if you are holding the pipe above your head. I... More 

Thank Iona B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Our group thought it would be fun to stop here, take a photo or two and move on, but instead, it was an informative stop with interesting information and a nice place to stop and walk around and learn something.

Thank Torri_j
Houston, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

A great place to stop and get pictures of the pipeline up close and it is really amazing to read and learn more about it while you are there.

Thank Tracy G
United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a nice stop to see the Pipeline up close. There are informative signs that help you understand the Pipeline project as well. Take advantage of this easy stop!

Thank love2go2015
Kenai, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I am a life long Alaskan, and I'd never really viewed the pipeline up close and personal until this week when we made the short trek (mere minutes) from Fairbanks to the Pipeline "Visitor Center". Now, when I hear the term "visitor center" I'm thinking of a building, with a little bit of a museum and info and staff on... More 

Thank Antonia R

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