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Knik Museum and Musher's Hall of Fame

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Museum for the Iditarod

This is the museum building which houses all things Iditarod. For those of us who are not native... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jer b
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Bristol, Connecticut
Not impressed

It is a 2 floor building. The first floor has antiques in several small rooms ( Knik Museum) The... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
bluedog1400
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Crestview, Florida
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3 weeks ago
“Museum for the Iditarod”
15 Jul 2018
“Not impressed ”
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This museum is dedicated to dogsled racing.
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Mile 13.9 Knik Goosebay Road, Wasilla, AK 99654
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+1 907-376-7755
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the museum building which houses all things Iditarod. For those of us who are not native Alaskans, it provides a wealth of education about the Iditarod itself and why it such a phenomena for Alaskans.

Thank jer b
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

It is a 2 floor building. The first floor has antiques in several small rooms ( Knik Museum) The 2nd floor has paintings of the Iditarod Hall of Fame members, maps of the trail, and artifacts. Guess I was expecting a lot more since this...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

If you have the chance to meet the hostess of the museum, Diane, you will be talking to the encyclopedia of the Iditarod and the history on the mushers. Then, a visit to the Iditarod museum is a must.

Thank Rheal O
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We came out to the museum and watched Martin Buser get inducted into the hall of fame. It was a great picnic and all the activities were great.

Thank Robbin R
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Knik was before Anchorage, and also home to Iditarod mushers museum upstairs and in the bar. Our little curator there told us so much about the history of the town and had pictures , it was great a tiny space packed with so much history...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Knik was an important community, predating Anchorage and Wasilla. This museum building is located where it was originally built, giving the visitor a vivid image of how much the surroundings have changed when they compare it to the maps and photographs there. Diane is a...More

Thank Glacier01
Reviewed 8 July 2015

one of the hidden jewels of the valley! loaded with history, stories, and dog stuff! diane loves her job and is loaded with stories of the historical settlement. wonderful pictures and dog artifacts.

Thank Lin D
Reviewed 16 August 2014

What I enjoyed was seeing the history of the Idiatirod through the mushers and the actual track. Diane was there and she had such fulfilling stories. Her educated and funny was to relive those years gone by. It is a bit out of Wasilla-it is...More

Thank chiefbluehawk
Reviewed 5 September 2012

located at the original site of the village of Knik, the museum provides the visitor with many artifacts from the early days of the community. Additionally you can see the history of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race in Alaska.

2  Thank Mary F
Reviewed 24 April 2012

this old building is the attraction. The new road destroyed the historic town of Knik. Darn those bulldozers. The Knik Bar Roadhouse is a real Alaskan dive, hamburgers don't kill you and you can sit down by the lake and eat them. Folks at the...More

1  Thank Suzanne B
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