Join us for Trails Day, Knik Community Potluck Picnic, Alaska Day Dinner, Hobo Jim concerts, and Annual Meeting. 

Every Wednesday 10-6



Annual Potluck Picnic and Social 

Cancelled for this summer. We plan to honor our 2020 Inductee, Jeff Schultz, at our Alaska Day Dinner in October. 

There are many ways you can learn about and help preserve our local history.   



Wasilla Farmers' Market-Open each Wednesday at Wonderland Park by Iditapark.

From 10-5 on Wednesdays during the summer, come downtown for fresh produce and Alaskan made gifts. Located at Wasilla Iditapark near the Wonderland playground.


Learn about gold mining, dog mushing, homesteading Alaska and more. Located at Mile 13.9 Knik-Goosebay Road. Open Wednesday-Sunday 1-6 pm from June 3-October 30. Closed in the winter. Other tours by request.


Every Month




Wasilla Knik Historical Society

300 n boundAry Street

wasilla, alaska 99654

907-376-2005  Message Phone

907-376-7755  MUSEUM PHONE


Visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KnikMuseum/?fref=ts

Coleen Mielke has uploaded the daily diary of O.G. Herning, who came to Alaska in 1898 and had businesses in Knik and Wasilla. See her complete list of local history documents here. Scroll down to see the Herning Diary.

Free benefit concert by Hobo Jim  MAY  be in early September.  Check back for updates later in the summer. Meanwhile, enjoy Hobo Jim Facebook Live concerts!

              2020 EVENTS

You're invited to join us at our annual Alaska Day Dinner, at the Elks Lodge on Finger Lake. Our dinner will be prepared by Marian Romano. Our guest speaker will be Jeff Schultz, our 2020 Inductee into the Knik Museum's Mushers' Hall of Fame, with stories about his years photographing the Iditarod. Contact the WKHS office for reservations. 

Trails Day-Usually the first weekend in June. Cancelled for this summer. 

Wasilla Knik Historical Society

​​WKHS Board meets on the last Tuesday of each month. Due to COVID-19, our meetings are currently closed to the public.

Dog Sled Rides available again this winter with Redington Kennels. Contact them at gone2mush@gmail.com

Wasilla Farmers' Market   

Enjoy fresh produce,  Alaska gifts and more.  Open 10 am - 6 pm. every Wednesday during the summer.  Now at the corner of Nelson and Weber in Wasilla Iditapark.