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Bouchard's International Dog Mushing and Sled Museum - CLOSED

519 1st Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99712
+1 867-335-2036
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Museum is closed forevet

Museum is closed forever . We walked there and saw workers removing the cases. Apparently rent was... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
tessakitty
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san jose, california
via mobile
Dog Mushing Museum

As were walking through downtown Fairbanks, we saw this dog mushing museum. It was extremely... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
marypiano48
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Bridgewater, Virginia
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Slow Rush Kennels is an educational and informative tour on the breeding, care and training of three different types of Alaskan-Yukon huskies. As well as explaining deep wilderness survival and the lifestyle of the mushers we have 40 sled dogs here for the public to meet, state of the art sled and mushing equipment and the world’s largest museum collection of dog mushing artifacts. Open year round.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“yukon quest” (18 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
519 1st Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99712
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+1 867-335-2036
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Museum is closed forever . We walked there and saw workers removing the cases. Apparently rent was too high and they could no long afford to be in business

2  Thank tessakitty
Reviewed 8 January 2017

As were walking through downtown Fairbanks, we saw this dog mushing museum. It was extremely interesting to see all the different sleds, read the history of the races, and see the many artifacts.

1  Thank marypiano48
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I love the world of dog mushing and having travel the world. I've never seen a dog mushing museum anywhere. I was so excited to find this one during my stay in Fairbanks and when I went down to see it, I couldn't believe the...More

Thank Escaut
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This museum is very informative, not only regarding dog sledding, but also regarding the history of Fairbanks.

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Even if you have only the slightest interesting in dog mushing, this is a great place to learn all about it and even speak to people who've done (who work there). It covers the history of dog mushing up until today and includes a modern...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I was surprised to see this museum open on January 1st, when most other businesses and attractions are closed. I was charged an admission fee of $10, cash only. Apparently, the telephone line did not work and they were not able to process a debit/credit...More

Thank CCC_wanderlust
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Very nice and impressive little exposition about dogsledding history in Alaska, as well as on the Klondike gold rush. It takes 30 minutes more or less..(don`t miss the creperie in the same building lol)

Thank graions
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Anyone with an interest in the sport and lifestyle of mushing, the history ofsled dogs around the woriid,and modern sledfogracig must visit this incredible museum. The owner has devoted a huge part of her life to the collection and life style. She makes it come...More

Thank Gaye W
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I didn't realize the history of dog mushing prior to this experience. The museum presents a history and exposure to key milestones and people important to dog mushing in Alaska.

Thank adcrumpton
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We thought this was a great opportunity to really see how sled dogs lived, were trained and view their demonstration. We liked it a lot and were pleased to be able to purchase an autographed copy of their children's book.

Thank kathyincornwall
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