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Iditarod Headquarters

Knik Road, Wasilla, AK
+1 907-376-5155
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Well done and worth the stop

We have followed the Iditarod for years so it was thrilling to stop and see the history, meet the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gail O
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Madison, Wisconsin
Good museum worth the stop if you're in the area

Good museum, glad I stopped by. Movie was the highlight inside the museum. Seeing the dogs and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
415Cyclist
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San Anselmo, California
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Headquarters site for the Iditarod dogsled race.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sled dogs” (40 reviews)
“gift shop” (63 reviews)
“sled ride” (21 reviews)
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Knik Road, Wasilla, AK
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"minute movie"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have followed the Iditarod for years so it was thrilling to stop and see the history, meet the dogs and Ray Reddington, Jr. Even took a ride (on wheels) through the woods. The short movie is well done and interesting. Good gift shop as...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Good museum, glad I stopped by. Movie was the highlight inside the museum. Seeing the dogs and puppies was the highlight outside. If you're going to Denali or Fairbanks, there are more informative experiences/museums. I'd still recommend going here. I also went to Alaska Museum...More

Thank 415Cyclist
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very informative museum about the Iditarod ..helpful, friendly staff. Loved holding the puppies and the dog sled ride was great! Definitely worth $10!! Would highly recommend this place !!! Easy to miss turnoff..wish they had a bigger sign though!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this by accident when checking trip advisor. We did a sled ride on a dirt track which was great fun. It didn't last long but it was thrilling. The cost was $10 so not bad. We then got to cuddle the puppies -...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here to visit the museum. It was a little difficult to find on a very busy road. We passed it once and had to use our GPS to find it. They could use some larger signage. Excellent displays and very informed employee inside....More

1  Thank SDAnnie
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lady with the sled dogs was very friendly. Everyone there was a pleasure to talk to. It was an awesome experience to go for a quick ride. Reasonably priced for $10 per person. We got to hold husky pups at the end. Which was...More

Thank Lisa W
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

The core of Alaskan symbolism, the Iditarod Headquarters is one of those things you should visit for history and education of the Iditarod race. The main building and gift shop are relatively small, but if you visit in the summer, you also also the option...More

2  Thank 71travelman
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is a great place to learn about the Iditarod and the dog races. The history behind the making of the teams and their sleds. Joe Redding Sr the Father of the races. a great man and his journeys are worth the visit.

Thank PatriciaM265
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

We visited here as part of our tour which was designed around the famous Iditarod race. The place has wonderful displays inside to teach people about the race and the staff are very accommodating with questions. If you want to learn more about the race,...More

Thank Ashley M
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We love the Iditarod and all that is sled dog related. We loved this stop on our trip and admired the items on display. It is a small display and there's a 30 minute movie that turns into a dog food commercial in the last...More

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28 March 2018|
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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
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Response from Jaywanne | Reviewed this property |
Yes the cost was 10.00 it was a cool ride not very long however it was an experience you could feel the amazing dogs power and they really wanted to run..
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