Cultural Center in Barrow

Iñupiat Heritage Center

This 24,000-sq-ft facility houses a museum, gift shop and a large multipurpose room where short traditional dancing-and-drumming performances take place each afternoon ($20). Local craftspeople often assemble in the…
Lecture in Barrow

Barrow Arctic Science Consortium

Hosts free scientific lectures most Saturdays. It’s located at the Ilisagvik College, about 3 miles east of town on Beach Rd. See the website for lecture details.
Landmark in Barrow

Point Barrow

Follow the shore 12 miles northeast of the city and you’ll come to Point Barrow, a narrow spit of land that’s the northernmost extremity of the US (though not, as locals sometimes claim, North America). In the winte…