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Musk Ox Farm

Address: 12850 E Archie Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
Phone Number: 907 745 4151
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Ranked #6 of 20 Attractions in Palmer
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Farms, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: The home to numerous musk oxes, this farm offers guided tours.
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Type: Farms, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: The home to numerous musk oxes, this farm offers guided tours.

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Barneveld, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This place will educate you about a very primitive very old species of animal that lives in the Arctic. Our tour guide had all kinds of information to share with the visitor's. She took us on a walking tour of the pens where the animals are kept, starting with the young ones and progressing up to the senior animals. These... More 

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Florida
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423 reviews 423 reviews
128 attraction reviews
215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

After seeing a tourism video in our hotel highlighting the muskox, we headed an hour north of Anchorage to visit the Musk Ox Farm. Upon arrival at the farm, the gate was closed and a sign was posted that said "Tours By Appointment Only During Winter". But it's not winter for another seven weeks ! Had we known in advance,... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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78 reviews 78 reviews
30 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I do love the musk ox farm. Though I have been there numerous times it is still exciting to see the little ones and their moms too. They are so big and shaggy they almost seem to belong from ancient of days. This place has an awesome view. It is so well maintained, not like visiting a stinky animal farm.... More 

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Solon, Iowa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

this was a nice little farm that we learned a lot about the musk ox and it was very enjoyable. Short and sweet. Would recommend.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Our trip to the Musk Ox Farm in Palmer was great. The tour was interesting and see those magnificent creatures was fantastic. We love it so much, we adopted a little musk ox named Olive.

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Palmer, Alaska, United States
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90 reviews 90 reviews
35 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

It is an awesome experience to see these animals. The farm near Palmer, Alaska is beautiful and their musk ox are well care for. The tour guide constantly moves photographers away from the fence even when the musk ox are hundreds of feet away and sleeping. At a distance of a few feet from the fence all you get is... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

In reading some of the other reviews, I feel badly that people didn't get the photo ops they wanted, or didn't think they were getting their money's worth by visiting the farm. I willingly spent the $11 per adult admission fee, not because I wanted to get a lot in return for it, but because I knew a part of... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I'm all about supporting small business so I was happy to pay the fee (I think it was like 10 or 15 bucks) but....it was ok. They have a little museum and the tour is maybe 30 minutes or so depending how long you want to take pictures. I was lucky to go on a sunny day and it was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The tour guide is very informative but there are very few photo ops with the large animals. I understand the safety factor but for the price they charge for a 45 minute tour I expected more photos. They do however let you feed the babies through the fence but not worth $11 per person

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Moscow, Idaho
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had a great tour of the Musk Ox farm and saw some baby musk oxen. We enjoyed the history and vision of the farm. It is a great stop for all ages.

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