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Come Discover Dorothy Page Museum & Historic Town Site!

  • See exciting traveling exhibits
  • Learn local history
  • Visit historic homes and buildings

The Dorothy Page Museum is the City of Wasilla’s first museum. In 1931, the building the museum now resides in was built as a community hall. Prior to the founding of the museum, the building was used for social gatherings and community functions. 30 years later, the building had deteriorated into a state that was no longer suitable for a community hall, and in 1967, the city renovated the building and funded the Dorothy Page Museum.

The Dorothy Page Museum set about gathering and preserving the artifacts and historic items of Wasilla’s past. The assortment of Wasilla artifacts stored at the Dorothy Page Museum represents the largest collection in the region. Through exhibits, programs, and lectures, the Dorothy Page Museum shares Wasilla’s history with all who are interested.
In addition, the Dorothy Page Museum owns Wasilla’s first school. Both the museum and the school are National Historic Landmarks that are located in the Historic Town Site of Wasilla. These buildings represent part of the history of the first Wasilla pioneers and are preserved to show the architectural and social development of Wasilla. Come visit, learn about the early pioneers, and see their story told through objects of the past.

MUSEUM HOURS:

We are operating on our summer hours!

Tuesday – Friday from 9am to 5pm!

COLLECTING WASILLA HISTORY

We are still collecting photos, objects and stories of Wasilla from the last 100 years.  Did you graduate from Wasilla High School in 1988?  Were you a part of the Wasilla Beautification or Wasilla Days events in the 90’s?  Did your family move here in the 40’s or the 60’s?  Are you new to Wasilla in the last 3 years?  We want your stories.  You are the history of Wasilla and we want to showcase YOU!  Contact the Museum for more information.

323 N. Main St., Wasilla, AK 99654

907-373-9071   I   museum@ci.wasilla.ak.us
 www.cityofwasilla.com/museum