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Soldotna Homestead Museum

41 Centennial Park Road, Soldotna, AK
+1 907-262-3832
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Informative visit

We stopped in this cluster of early Alaska museum and was pleasantly surprised at how much we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laurie48
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San Diego, California
A great museum for the whole family

The ladies that gave us a tour were very knowledgeable. We love to go to little museums all over... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Jesterak
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wasilla
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41 Centennial Park Road, Soldotna, AK
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+1 907-262-3832
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in this cluster of early Alaska museum and was pleasantly surprised at how much we learned from an original homesteader and volunteer. I think her family name was Mullen or McMullen but in any case she was very informative and escorted my friend...More

Thank Laurie48
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The ladies that gave us a tour were very knowledgeable. We love to go to little museums all over the country and this has been one of the best. Defiantly worth a visit.

Thank Jesterak
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I really injoyed see the old trapper Bain's and school buildings and all the historical facts that was shared by the employees about the history of the area and actual artifacts from here.

Thank susanrS8880UO
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This homestead museum was very interesting. The volunteers are so informative and helpful. We listen and asked questions, they were able to tell stories that were delightful. I was very appreciative of the time they spent with us. We were able to go on our...More

Thank john2755
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We stopped in at 3:45 not knowing they closed at 4. The volunteer, Carol, was very nice and took the time to show us around. We tried to make it quick so as not too keep her too long - wish we would have had...More

Thank marcobob50
Reviewed 12 August 2016

My husband and I stopped by here on a Saturday morning because our fly-out fishing trip was cancelled. It is a small area with 3 of the original homesteads on it that you can see. It also has two small museum buildings. The volunteers/employees were...More

Thank DBlank1
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We toured this amazing piece of history. The gal narrating was a joy to listen to. The buildings were close enough together that was still a nice walk even in the drizzly weather.

Thank vking0311
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We stopped here more than once. The steps that go behind the visitor center leads down to a metal walk way along the Kenai river with a few picnic table, fish cleaning station and ability to enter the river to fish. The parking lot here...More

Thank cyndywill8
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Visited the museum while in town. It is staffed by friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers. They can tell you all about the history of homesteading in Alaska. You can view artifacts and tour actual homesteading cabins - all donated to the museum by local residents....More

Thank 770MCP
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Go into the main building first. The docents have a wealth of knowledge and can tell you about the other buildings. In addition to some very nice displays of artifacts and displays the docents are locals who add a personal touch to the history. ....More

Thank Yellowtrike
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judeeJackson_Mi
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Response from Robb G | Reviewed this property |
Soldotna is a three hour drive South of Anchorage. Closest train gets to Soldotna is Whittier, I believe. You would need to rent a car or take a bus from ANChorage.
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