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Musk Ox Farm

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Address: 12850 E Archie Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
Phone Number: +1 907-745-4151
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The home to numerous musk oxes, this farm offers guided tours.

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Educational, historic, and fun!

A visit to the Musk Ox Farm won't take long, but you will learn about these iconic Alaskan mammals, how they became extinct in Alaska and were reintroduced. Plenty of exhibits... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Anchorage, Alaska

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

A visit to the Musk Ox Farm won't take long, but you will learn about these iconic Alaskan mammals, how they became extinct in Alaska and were reintroduced. Plenty of exhibits for the history buff. Kids will have fun running around outside looking at the animals, and the babies are so cute!

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Great place to see the Musk Ox up close. Nice place very well planned and organized. Tour guides gave great tour around the area, and were very informative in their presentations about he musk ox. Very interesting and worthwhile time.

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Dromana, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We had seen Qiviut in Anchorage and I just had to see where this precious wool came from. The Qiviut is the very soft down from under the Musk Ox and it is so light, about 10 times warmer than wool. But a bit expensive , but well worth it. We did a tour of the farm and appreciated all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Very informative. Our guide was Michaela. She knew quite a bit about the musk ox as well as the farm. It happened to be a beautiful day for walking among the various pasture enclosures. I would recommend this to anyone except those with small children. They do the tours every 30 minutes or so. Nice gift shop & museum.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

They warn you this is a 45 minute walking tour but it's more of a meandering through the pastures. Why are these huge smelly animals so cute? You can feed them through the fence and enjoy getting to know more about the musk ox. The surrounding area is so beautiful and your pictures will come out great. If you have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

It was great to see these large woolly animals and to learn all about them. The guide we had was extremely knowledgeable and her love of the Musk Ox was very apparent. It was a great visit and I would do it again

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The musk ox farm's aim is to domesticate these very interesting creatures. The tour was nice. We got to feed one of the musk oxen. The qiviut is really pretty soft, but also quite expensive. The road from Anchorage to Palmer and musk ox farm is beautiful way to begin a trip to the region. We saw some bald eagles... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The Musk Ox farm was stunning. It is only 1 of 3 Musk Ox Farms in the world. The 2nd one is in Fairbanks. This was a fun trip. I would recommend it to people who have an hour to kill. Or are just trying to find something fun. It really makes your day

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I enjoyed the tour and was very impressed with how clean the area was. Gift shop was small but had many things to choose from. Loved the information they had. Great place for photos with them in the back ground.

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Leatherhead, UK.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Interesting and informative tour, got up close to the musk ox. But would have liked to walk round on our own a little, which wasn't allowed, and quite pricey.

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Additional Information about Musk Ox Farm

Address: 12850 E Archie Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
Phone Number: +1 907-745-4151
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Palmer
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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