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Soldotna Historical Society & Museum

461 Centennial Park Rd, Soldotna, AK 99669-8253
+1 907-262-3832
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Awesome Living History of the Central Kenai Peninsula

Amazing collection of buildings and artifacts from the early pioneer days of the Kenai Peninsula... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Richard W
Soldotna, Alaska
Interesting and informative

This was a very nice Museum experience. Authentic restored buildings and some very informative... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
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“local history” (2 reviews)
“homesteaders” (9 reviews)
461 Centennial Park Rd, Soldotna, AK 99669-8253
+1 907-262-3832
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Amazing collection of buildings and artifacts from the early pioneer days of the Kenai Peninsula. An absolutely priceless collection of frontier Kenai History.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This was a very nice Museum experience. Authentic restored buildings and some very informative displays. Allow enough time to explore it all.

Thank SierraSlyFox
Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you like to learn about local history, this is the place to go. The guides are all locals who have a love of the history of Soldotna and they make it come alive. The best. Just don't miss it if you are traveling to...More

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The people at this museum are very friendly and knowledgeable. They love their jobs and it sure shows. I believe they are all volunteers and work there out of the love of the area. I was surprised to see how some people lived in Alaska...More

Thank rsk538
Reviewed 9 July 2017

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 2 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 13 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 11 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
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27 February 2015|
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.