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

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Opening Hours

The IHC is open Monday through Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm Saturday and Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm (May 15 through September 15 only)

We are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day, and all other North Slope Borough holidays.


Adults $10.00, Youth (7-17) $5.00, Children 6 and under free

*Admission is free for North Slope Borough residents.

Facilities are handicap accessible, and a wheelchair is available.


(907) 852-0422

Fax: (907) 852-4224

Iñupiat Heritage Center
P.O. Box 69, Barrow, AK 99723


  • Patuk Glenn
    IHC Museum Curator

  • Kathilynn Texeira
    IHC Executive Assistant

  • Fredrika Leavitt
    IHC Office Specialist

  • Martha Hopson
    Education and Exhibit Coordinator

  • Diana Martin
    Collections Management Technician

  • Jesse Darling
    Productions Specialist

  • Debbie Suvlu
    Gift Shop Manager

  • Kristy Solomon
    Gift Shop Clerk

  • Mary Beth Timm
    Collections Management Technician

Forms, General Resources and Documents

Gift Shop

History of IHC

North Slope Alaska