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Dorothy G Page Museum

323 N Main St, Wasilla, AK 99654-7021
+1 907-414-1997
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Not big, but losts of history to experience

Extremely friendly staff and a wealth of local history make this an enjoyable place to visit. It... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
71travelman
Well presented historical Iditarod story

Very good summary of her work, devotion to & development of Iditarod. Displays gives good idea of... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
skigator
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Fleming Island, Florida
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“local history” (4 reviews)
“mining” (2 reviews)
“iditarod” (3 reviews)
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323 N Main St, Wasilla, AK 99654-7021
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+1 907-414-1997
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Extremely friendly staff and a wealth of local history make this an enjoyable place to visit. It also serves as the Wasilla visitor center. The grounds are comprised of the museum itself, and a set of buildings comprising the original town of Wasilla, which was...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Very good summary of her work, devotion to & development of Iditarod. Displays gives good idea of era & it's limitations.

Thank skigator
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Tiny two floor building with loads of interesting facts about history and people who have helped make Alaska what it is today. Admission happened to be free that day since the other buildings were not open. The staff was very friendly and helpful and answered...More

Thank Kimberly M
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Small building but lots of information packed into it. It's host local culture, mining - dog sledding - people that influence there area - staff friendly - every thing well presented - worth a stop if in the area!

2  Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Cute museum detailing how and when Iditarod came to town. Three dollar donation. Has a small store and other buildings that were relocated across the street from museum. Old one room school house, the post office, etc.

Thank petitesandra
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

There are so many interesting stories about the folk that built up early Alaska from miners, to mushers, to builders, to creative minds. I find it amazing how some folk made of go of life in Alaksa when surrounded by nothing but wilderness. This little...More

Thank MariaDixson
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Charming little place in the middle of town. The basement wasn't open when we visited so the entrance fee for the entire museum was waived. It had an interesting collection of artifacts and literature on early Alaskan settler life and Native Alaskan stuff. They even...More

Thank Joanna W
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a tiny museum with some great exhibits. A quick way to get some local history and perspective on this great state. The downstairs exhibit on mining was very good. There is a collection of historic buildings across the parking lot. The docents in...More

Thank WoodysMom1996
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

This museum is such a treasure! We enjoyed milling around for a couple of hours learning about the history of the area & admiring the collections from the past. The mural leading to the downstairs area was GREAT! And the buildings outside were interesting.

Thank love2go2015
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

This is an old time Alaskan museum filled with history about Wasilla and the Mat Valley. The museum has a display of old town buildings that were moved to the site over the years to preserve them. The museum it's self is located in one...More

2  Thank LadyRosebud
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RDWNG1
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Ah, that's not a question. It is the same info I gave you.
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