Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum
Vintage cars, history, and fashion collide at the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum. Located in Fairbanks, this museum traces the evolution of fashion and cars, from the Victorian Age to the 1930s. Visit to see its collection of more than 95 vintage cars and the largest display of vintage fashion in the Pacific Northwest.
Explore the museum on your own or join a docent-led tour. See more than 95 classic, American-made vehicles built before World War II, including restored horseless carriages, steamers, electric cars, speedsters, midget racers, and early race cars. Hundreds of vintage outfits and antique accessories are displayed on a rotating basis. Historic photos and videos illustrate Alaska’s motoring history. Don't miss a photo op in period costume, either at a replica Sourdough Roadhouse or inside a 1911 Everitt.
Things to Know Before You Go
The museum is a must-visit for car lovers and fashion fans.
Prebook your tickets to skip the lines.
Self-guided audio handset tours are available.
Docent-led tours can run up to two hours and must be booked in advance.
The museum is wheelchair accessible.
How to Get There
The museum is located on the grounds of Wedgewood Resort, north of downtown Fairbanks. Free on-site parking is available. Or, take a bus on MACS Transit’s blue line.
When to Get There
The museum is open daily in summer. In winter, it's open on Wednesday and Sunday, with holiday closures for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. Most visitors spend at least one hour here.
Some of the highlights of the museum’s world-class collection includes an 1898 Hay motor vehicle, the oldest in the collection; a 1906 Compound Model 7½ Light Touring, 1920 Argonne Model D Roadster, 1921 Heine-Velox Victoria, and 1933 Auburn Boattail Speedster.