Audience Survey

Thank you for taking the time to participate in our survey and answer a few questions regarding the University of Alaska Museum of the North. Your responses will help us continue to give our museum visitors exemplary exhibits, events, programs and services. Many Thanks, Aldona Jonaitis, Director, University of Alaska Museum of the North.

The names of those who complete the survey will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card to Barnes & Noble. The winner will be notified by a Museum staff member at the end of the summer. Please see instructions at the end of the survey.
1. Today's date is
2. Please check the appropriate box and add your zip code in the space provided.
3. If you are a resident of the Fairbanks area, would you tell us how long you have lived in the area.
4. If you are a visitor to Fairbanks, how many times have you visited our city including today?
5. Have you visited the University of Alaska Museum of the North within the last five years?
(If you have visited the Museum, continue on to question 6. If you have not visited the Museum, please go to question 12.)
6. If you answered yes to question 5, when have you visited the Museum?
7. If you have visited the Museum within the past 12 months, how often have you visited?
8. How many people, including yourself, were in your group on your most recent visit to the Museum?
9. Were there children in your group?
10. If you answered yes to question 9, how many children were in your group?
11. If you answered question 10, would you tell us the ages of the children? (Check all that apply)
12. Have you visited other Alaska museums within the past year?
13. If you answered yes to question 12, please name three of the museums you enjoyed the most.
14. If you visited the University of Alaska Museum of the North in the past 12 months, what were the reasons for your visit? (Check all that apply)
15. Which of the Museum's exhibits did you enjoy during your visit? (Check all that apply)
16. If you visited other Alaska museums in the past 12 months, what were the reasons for your visit? (Check all that apply)
17. Which of these museum functions should be priorities of the University of Alaska Museum of the North? (Check all that apply)
18. Please respond to each of the following statements by checking the appropriate box. The potential responses to each question are numbered from 6 to 1 with six indicating the highest level of satisfaction.
Strongly agreeAgreeNeutralDisagreeStrongly disgreeNo opinion
18.1 The Museum is an important community asset.
18.2 Education is a priority for the Museum.
18.3 The Museum is the region’s natural and cultural history museum.
18.4 Every school-age child in the area should tour the Museum.
18.5 The Museum makes a significant contribution to Fairbanks and the Interior communities.
18.6 The Museum Store offers a great shopping experience.
18.7 Membership in the Museum is a worthwhile investment.
18.8 I would recommend the Museum to family and friends.
19. If you have been to the Museum, what surprised you most about the Museum? (Check all that apply.)
20. Before visiting the Museum of the North or any Alaska museum, how did you learn of the museum? (Check all that apply)
Now tell us something about yourself.
21. What is your gender?
22. What is your age?
23. What is the highest level of education that you have completed?
24. How many people live within your household?
25. What is your annual household pre-tax income?
26. Which of the following most closely corresponds to you?
27. What is your employment status?
28. Where did you first learn of the survey?
29. Are you a member of the Museum?
30. Is your company a business member of the Museum?
31. If you would like to receive information on exhibits and programs of the Museum of the North, please indicate this by filling in your information below. If you prefer not to receive information, do not fill in this part of the questionnaire.
32. If you would like to be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card to Barnes & Noble, please enter your name, phone number and email address in the box below. If you are the winner, a member of the Museum staff will contact you at the end of summer and will send you the gift card.
Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey. We appreciate your efforts and your responses will help us give our visitors exemplary exhibits, events, programs and services.

Visit us at www.uaf.edu/museum or on Facebook and see what's happening. Starting this fall the Museum will be hosting the Fairbanks Children's Museum through April 2014. Be sure to bring the kids to this Mini-Children's-Museum with new interactive exhibits and activities for hours of fun and learning.