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Just gota stop her!

My wife was a bit intimidated to stop here but sure was glad we did. The owner was a hoot and very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Something for everyone

It’s a cross between a junkyard and antique store. It’s a very small store jammed from floor to... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
Crestview, Florida
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife was a bit intimidated to stop here but sure was glad we did. The owner was a hoot and very hospitable. Place looks like it might be a Sanford and Son junkyard but it is a treasure trove of unique items (we bought...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Only in Alaska could the falling-down-mess that Wal Mike's is become a sort of folk-hero. I have been rolling past Wal Mikes (as I run up and down the Parks Highway from Anchorage to Fairbanks and back) for over two decades and, until this visit,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

It’s a cross between a junkyard and antique store. It’s a very small store jammed from floor to roof with stuff from yesterday and today. Lots of bigger old stuff outside too. It’s was interesting talking to Mike about how he came to Talkeetna as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Visit out of sheer curiosity if you like to browse this Aladdin's cave of a shop. It is fascinating!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Joan0452013
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

They say if Mike doesn't have it, you don't need it. This is an experience. First of all, the name. Too much. But the collection of "stuff" is amazing. It was a bit too much for me but worth the stop even if you don't...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank sheilal921
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

Definitely a weird place. Lots of cool old stuff here and much native to Alaska. Also home to some very unusual items like s hand in a jar. No kidding. Some souvenir type stuff too. Nice man owns the place. Easy to spend some time...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

Crazy diverse selection of knick-knacks and kitschy memorabilia. Overpriced as far as vintage stores are concerned, but a must-stop for those who will appreciate an offbeat slice of Americana.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jerin M
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Visiting with the life long Alaskan 72 year old owner was a hoot ! Some real collectibles he has to offer! Love the presentation and the style of the business ! It's just a piece of Alaska that you should experience! Worth a stop if...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 352bobs
Reviewed May 13, 2017

I wouldn't recommend buying any essentials here, but Wal Mikes has a little bit of everything and then some things that you've probably never seen. If you just need some snacks or drinks I recommend you go up the road a half mile to the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank JJTrouble
Reviewed April 3, 2017

I promise you have never seen a store like this.they have so much and most of it is unique.a preserved human hand is one thing you won't find in Florida .i found some replica coins there that I had never seen anywhere else but Leadville...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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