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Worth it for the dog sled ride!

There is a gift shop and a very small museum with a video. I was a little unimpressed with the... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
Gainesville, Florida
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Brief but lovely stop

The Iditarod Trail Museum houses memorabilia from the Iditarod itself and there is a very... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
brenda C
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Headquarters site for the Iditarod dogsled race.
Knik Road, Wasilla, AK
+1 907-376-5155
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here on our way back to Anchorage from Denali. They have a gift shop with lots of Iditarod gear and some exhibits on the history of the race. They also had some dogs that you can look at.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lee L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had friends visit Alaska for the first time and they are big fans of the Iditarod and dog mushing. The gift shop is a great spot, they had a cool "hall-of-fame" and lots of stories from the trail. The hdq also has a cool...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

quick trip, small museum/display, very good, informative video. Really enjoyed it hope to come back during the summer for the extra activities.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bcleaver618
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

There is a gift shop and a very small museum with a video. I was a little unimpressed with the video, it is basically a justification for using the dogs in the race which is interesting but I was hoping for more of the history...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chad2014
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This museum is dedicated to the infamous Iditarod Dog Sled Race that takes place every March. The race is from Anchorage to Nome and is raced every year in remembrance of the serum that was needed when diphtheria broke out in 1925. There is quite...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CheffK
Reviewed October 3, 2018

The Iditarod Trail Museum houses memorabilia from the Iditarod itself and there is a very interesting movie which shows the history of the race. Outside there are often puppies to hold and pet. You can also go on a short, but exciting ride on a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank brenda C
Reviewed September 28, 2018

We looked through the small gift shop and watched the movie about the Iditarod. The room where the movie plays (really a VHS played on a big screen television – think 1980s) is filled with photos of previous winners of the race and the trophy....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank countingmomma
Reviewed September 24, 2018

This was a short stop on our way back from Denali to Seward. Just a short way down Knik-Goose Bay Road, the Iditarod Trail Museum houses memorabilia from the Iditarod itself and there is a movie to see. Outside there are cute little puppies to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jer b
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We were lucky to visit when the Redingtons were there with their dogs. Joe Redington, Sr. was the father of the Iditarod race. His son and daughter-in-law answered all of our questions about the race. They encourage you to pet the puppies! I wished we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Patty Z
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Interesting short stop to introduce the tourists to the history of the iditarod and how the dogs are raised. There are a few puppies to pet, a short sled ride on a dirt track in a cart, a movie and a gift store. It does...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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June 27, 2018|
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Response from Carole W | Reviewed this property |
Yes the rides are available in summer as its on a dirt track and under trees. It's great fun , enjoy
March 27, 2018|
Response from coldGGK | Reviewed this property |
You are asking a political question I have no answer for, you might want a different platform. Just having moved here, I am not aware of the political problems.
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Response from camper70 | Reviewed this property |
They are open daily 8a.m. to 7 p.m. until mid September. The number is 907-376-5155 ext .108. I'm sure they would try to help your Troop. The girls can watch a short film about the race and see a replica mushers cabin. The... More