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The story behind the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium’s eerie welcome back video

Category: From Within the Museum Field

“The “welcome” video almost dares patrons to visit, luring them in through highlighting the macabre nature of the stuffed and mounted animals in the Victorian-era building’s collection.”

– April Barton

The Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium decided to take a very different tactic to it's welcome video. Ever heard a Verdi piece played on an 1888 music box?

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