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Dog Musher's Museum

Fairbanks, AK
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Ranked #25 of 34 attractions in Fairbanks
Most recent review
- Aug 1, 2013
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English first
albuquerque, NM, USA
15 reviews 15 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

This museum is for those folks who like to spend time actually reading the information accompanying the pictures and physical exhibits. It's small and does not take too long to visit. There is an incredible amount of information on the history of dogsledding and lots of old pictures accompanying the information. The highlight of the museum was reading and looking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Went to learn more about the racing dogs in Alaska. Got to hold a puppy and watch some of the training. The dogs were well taken care of and seemed very happy.

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mims florida
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171 attraction reviews
346 helpful votes 346 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

This is also the Fairbanks Community Museum and it is very good. We found out much more about Fairbanks and Alaska from this small free volunteer operated Museum than from the lush taxpayer funded Morris Thompson Cultural Center. This one told us all about the 1967 Flood, the Gold Rush, and the role dogs have played in Fairbanks and Alaskan... More

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Martinsville, Virginia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
17 attraction reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2006

This is a cute museum with a very friendly receptionist. Our grandkids told us we must go see Balto the husky while in Alaska and this museum in Fairbanks has a lot of history about the Serum Run that the movie was based on and the Yukon Quest sled dog race. When we returned home, the kids informed us that... More

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