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Alaska Museum of Transportation and Industry

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Address: 3800 West Museum Drive, Wasilla, AK 99654
Phone Number: +1 907-376-1211
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Took some visitors from Down Under to this museum and they loved it! So did I! A lot of care was taken to preserve early forms of transport in Alaska -- whether by... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
George M
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Wasilla, Alaska

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Wasilla, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Took some visitors from Down Under to this museum and they loved it! So did I! A lot of care was taken to preserve early forms of transport in Alaska -- whether by air, road,water or rail. The staff of volunteers, whose love for the museum is evident in all their dealings with visitors, was most welcoming.

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Everett, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I enjoyed the conversation and bits of extra knowledge he was able to pass on . The Museum itself is small yet grand so much is out doors and you do get the feel for it . I do wish could do some restoration on these mechanized behemoths. My personal favorite is the Hupmobile

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We made the time to visit the museum while driving from one point to another and were glad we did. Spent about an hour. It was a great place to walk around - lots of boats, cars, planes, trains. If you enjoy this sort of thing, it's well worth the few dollars to go. We enjoyed a picnic lunch on... More 

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Thank Lynn L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Took my Dad here! A lot of walking around! Nice to see so many different vehicles!! Trains to go through! Small museum!!

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Thank WendyRosko
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

If you are in Wasilla you should stop by. It's got planes, trains and automobiles. Plus a whole lot more. My husband and I had a wonderful time going through the Alaskan Railroad cars and looking at the old pictures. It's a much needed reminder about what it took to build the infastructure if this county. The photos show how... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

It is a Transportation museum...it may not interest everyone but I found it fascinating. My only wish is that it were bigger and all the outdoor machines could be protected from the elements by being inside. They also have a great antique chainsaw collection. Overall, a really interesting and informative visit!

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Thank ChefGreenV
Wasilla, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The Alaska Museum of Transportation and Industry show c axes the development of transportation and industry in Alaska. It also support various club that aid the museum. My wife and I were members of the railroad group. When you visit and look at engine 1718, know that my wife and I along with two others laid the track this engine... More 

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Thank Richard C
Wasilla, Alaska
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

We were really excited to go here, and drove there only to see a "closed for winter" sign on the front chain! PLEASE update this site so that everyone knows this is a seasonal museum!! Looks very interesting though, i really wish it would have been open!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

These old cars and equipment are interesting to both my teen grandson and 7 year old granddaughter. A bargain for all afternoon activity. There is an indoor display as well. Nothing flashy or touristy, way cool.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Kids had fun but they wanted to ride and climb on equipment. Don't go on a rainy day.. A lot of stuff is outside. A more prominent path would be helpful, kinda felt like we were just wondering around and dint know where to go.

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