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Talkeetna Historical Society Museum

Talkeetna Spur and D St., Talkeetna, AK
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Interesting Collection of Historical Information

The collection of historical items and information was a great enhancement to our understanding of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
kachemakcharlie
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Homer, Alaska
Local Museum

We had every intention of touring the museum, but the man behind the counter never looked up or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alsace1
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San Antonio, Texas
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“ranger talk” (20 reviews)
“scale model” (12 reviews)
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Talkeetna Spur and D St., Talkeetna, AK
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The collection of historical items and information was a great enhancement to our understanding of the local area. There was a presentation by a National Park Ranger on climbing Denali that was very informative and interesting. The museum staff was very friendly and shared information...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had every intention of touring the museum, but the man behind the counter never looked up or acknowledged us when we walked in the door..so we picked up a copy of the walking tour and went on our way..More

Thank alsace1
Sue D, Manager at Talkeetna Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So, you didn't walk up to the counter and say 'we'd like to go through the museum'? We get 200 people or more that walk into the bookstore every day. Several just want to browse books. We have several signs that say "pay the clerk...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had time to "kill" before our B & B check-in at Cantwell so decided to spend time here. The reception lady was very friendly & informative about weather in the area etc. She also spoke highly of the brewery across the street since we...More

Thank pdeeslie312
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cool scale model and other interesting artifacts from this small town and the surrounding areas. It almost takes you back to the late 60's the way this small Talkeetna town is seems like back in time. Written historical adventures about these pioneers and their...More

Thank Hialeah73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It only takes a hour or much less if in a time crunch but very interesting. Fun bits of history and an impressive model of the mountains!

Thank Sherri A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 1 p.m. daily presentation on climbing Denali was fascinating and was extremely well delivered. So glad we caught it!

Thank krissien
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is composed by three areas: historical Talkeetna and its people, the railway and mount Denali expeditions. Each section has very good illustrative examples like how a miner live, they're tools, videos of how the train communicates Alaska and the like. Just $5 and...More

Thank Andres H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at the Museum was helpful. There are many books 4 all ages and interests at the Museum. There are many items from Talkeetna brief history on display with explanations about what they are and the history of them. For example early turbines for...More

Thank Shelah F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

showing articles and artifacts of Talkeetna since its founding, could use a good dusting, the docent was very friendly and told us about the rescue ranger giving a talk there. We took his advice and listened to the talk which was fabulous! And I found...More

Thank claricelff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is small but nice, loaded with information about the Talkeetna area. The usual items. Native Alaskan clothing, tools etc. They had a building of transportation items but for me, the oil/fuel smell was overwhelming. I spent most of my time in the Denali...More

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