The Alaska Railroad Depot is a fun, entertaining and educational stop here in town. Pretty neat history to the building too.
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It is a small train station, but the best way to see Alaska specially if you are going to Seward and Talkeetna. Seward train is my favorite line and Talkeetna is one of my happy places to visit. Enjoy the view!!!
The model train displays were most interesting during Iditarod weekend. The working displays were complex and detailed with exceptional craftsmanship.
If you like trains and can settle for model Railroads, you can happily spend an hour so browsing those on display. You can even buy some based on Alaska Railroad. There are other products available for gifting.
My wife and I purchased a one week tour through the Alaskan Railroad and loved every minute of it. We took the train from Anchorage to Fairbanks and this still remains one of our best trips ever.
The Depot is down a steep hill and just on the edge of the city of Anchorage. I had pictured Anchorage as a forested beautiful small city. It is run down, empty and pretty much just souvenir shops that are closed up because it's spring....More
As we waited to board the train we could browse the tiny gift shop as well as the model train display. It can get a little crowded in the terminal.
Before embarking on the train to Denali, we checked our bags. Baggage handlers were friendly, professional, and efficient. Small cafe to purchase coffee prior to the trip. Must visit the gift shop for unique made in Alaska gift items as well as to purchase the...More
This is a large, clean and high ceiling waiting area. There’s a nice souvenir store and the trains are very easy to access.
I went to the state fair via train and went to this depot to board. It has a gift shop with train items for sell. The staff is there to get you on the right train and to answer any questions. Riding a train is...More