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!
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.
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.
Visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KnikMuseum/?fref=ts
Join us for Trails Day, Knik Community Potluck Picnic, Alaska Day Dinner, Hobo Jim concerts, and Annual Meeting.
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.
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.
WKHS Board meets on the last Tuesday of each month. Due to COVID-19, our meetings are currently closed to the public.
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-Usually the first weekend in June. Cancelled for this summer.
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.
Every Wednesday 10-6
We are OPEN!
Wednesday-Sunday 1:00-6:00 pm
Please bring masks and practice social distancing.