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

From 10-6 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 May 3-October 30. Closed in the winter. Other tours by request.




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.  

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

Wasilla Farmers' Market-Come find fresh Alaskan produce, art and crafts at this weekly open-air market. Located near Wonderland Park, on Weber and Nelson Streets.


Annual Potluck Picnic and Social 1-5 PM at Knik Museum.  We are pleased to announce that Dick Mackey was our 2019  inductee for our Mushers' Hall of Fame.

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

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.





Trails Day-Come help us spruce up the Knik Museum and the trail.

Thank you for joining us at our annual Alaska Day Dinner, at the Elks Lodge on Finger Lake. Thanks to Marian Romano for the delicious food!  Our guest speaker, Fran Seager-Boss,  shared the history of the buildings of early Wasilla with us. 

Free benefit concert by Hobo Jim  was on September 8 from 1-3:00! Raffle prizes include trips with Mahay's  and Talkeetna Air!!

              2019 EVENTS



Wasilla Knik Historical Society

WKHS Board meets on the last Tuesday of each month. Want to know more?  Join us at 300 N Boundary Street at 6:30 p.m.  Get involved in preserving our local history.

Every Month

Every Wednesday 10-6