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Alfred Starr Cultural Center & Museum

415 Front Street, Nenana, AK 99760
+1 907-832-5527
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Tour bus stop

We were on a Princess tour and this is a rest stop on the way to Fairbanks. It was a nice museum... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
nkimperial
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Franklin, North Carolina
Stopover

We had a stopover at this place while driving from Denali to Fairbanks. Other than ours, there were... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
TubaKoseogluOkcu
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Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“tanana river” (3 reviews)
“local history” (3 reviews)
“gift shop” (8 reviews)
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415 Front Street, Nenana, AK 99760
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

We were on a Princess tour and this is a rest stop on the way to Fairbanks. It was a nice museum ( free ) and an attached gift shop. They also sell coffee and pastry's. you can walk out to the river too. It's...More

Thank nkimperial
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We had a stopover at this place while driving from Denali to Fairbanks. Other than ours, there were dozens of tour buses too. It's not a special place, very amateurish indeed, run by the locals. The exhibition about natives' life and history is very unprofessional....More

1  Thank TubaKoseogluOkcu
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I very much enjoyed my visit to the cultural center. There are some good artifacts depicting local history. I could use some better organization/flow, but not so much as to take away from the local flavor. What stood out to me most though was the...More

Thank Deb022
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Alfred Starr Cultural Center & Museum is definitely worth a visit. It is on many of the tour bus agendas as they stop in Nenana to take-a-break driving North to Fairbanks and maybe driving South to Denali National Park and Anchorage. My wife and...More

1  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This small but interesting Alaskan museum features Native Alaskan history, culture, artifacts, dog racing history, and even sled dog rides on the premises. My husband loved playing with the puppies. There was a donation jar (the museum is free) to help feed the puppies, so...More

Thank KayTee9
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Ok, it's not the British Museum. But it's interesting for the local history, for some specific people stories, for the ice breaking history, for the 800 miles race, for the historical part on First Nations rights. Well, it you happen to be in Nenana, take...More

Thank Laurent M
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We stopped in Nenana because my husband watches the Alaskan TV shows and he has seen the bridge over the river. I had read about the Cultural Center. We stopped and the worker on the porch immediately invited us in for a cup of coffee....More

Thank lynclarke
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This is a very small museum, and there were 3 tour buses there when we visited. There is no entrance fee. The displays, including many old photos, were very interesting. Talk to the staff, they know their community history and as one said, are related...More

Thank pktva
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Some history here that is local oriented. We found this an interesting museum but expected that the staff would have more knowledge of the history. Some education is necessary in our view for some of the staff, at least the ones we spoke to. Clean...More

Thank klepper-geocaching
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Visiting this Center is like visiting next-door neighbors, and sharing in their memories, with newspaper articles and family photo albums. This is not a big-city museum; this is personal and real. The gift shop features items from postcards to bead-craft jewelry to furs. There is...More

Thank hibarb2016
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