Soldotna Historical Society, located on Centennial Park Road, features a wildlife museum and historic log village. Among the log buildings is the last territorial school built in 1958, where students studied by the light of gas lanterns, still hanging in the school.
Soldotna's founing settlers arrived in 1947. The "habitable dwellings" which entitled two of these first homesteaders to 160 acres from what is now mid-town Soldotna are part of the village.
How these latter-day pioneers lived is revealed in a collection of homestead artifacts and photos in the former Soldotna Chamber of Commerce log tourist center.
Damon Hal, a large building constructed for the Alaska Centennial, features an outstanding display of wildlife mounts with a background mural of these species' natural habitat.
Open May 15-September 15
- Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Sunday: 12-4 p.m.
- Monday: Closed