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Musk Ox Farm

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12850 E Archie Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
+1 907-745-4151
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Loved them!

We happened upon this farm and took the tour. The tour guide was very informative and jocular... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Flint, Michigan
via mobile
Informative and interesting tour!

After reading some reviews my wife and I stopped by here on our way back to Anchorage from Valdez... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aurora, Colorado
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Join us for a scenic walk around our property in Palmer while our staff shares with you our project history, the natural history of the musk oxen and the incredible potential these arctic ungulates have to offer communities in the far north. You will see frisky calves, seasoned old bulls and the largest captive herd of musk oxen in the world, don't forget your camera!
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  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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12850 E Archie Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
+1 907-745-4151
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened upon this farm and took the tour. The tour guide was very informative and jocular. Although he crushed my hopes of ever owning a Musky, we thoroughly enjoyed the tour and the interaction it offered. Very cool, if you're into that type of...More

1  Thank Moisquared
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading some reviews my wife and I stopped by here on our way back to Anchorage from Valdez. It is just off the main road with a gravel parking lot outside the gift shop/visitor center. With the old people discount the tour was $9...More

1  Thank MT1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Finally got to the Musk Ox Farm just outside of Palmer Alaska, it's about time! Lived here for 35 years and can't believe I've missed out taking our annual tourists here. What a prehistoric gem of a place to visit. The musk ox is an...More

1  Thank Candie G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This farm tour was great! The musk oxen were very cool to see. We liked seeing them and learning about them. Very good facility

1  Thank Cameron K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide knew EVERYTHING about musk ox. We loved her! Our tour, walking through the farm, was around an hour. The museum is about 30 minutes more. Every minute enjoyable! Loved feeding the babies....they were so adorable. Had a great time, would go again....More

1  Thank Jette W
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and clean well kept farm. Learned all we ever needed to know about musk ox and how they live. Even got to hold a must ox skull and learned all about their hair, horns and hoofs. As farmers we were thankful that they...More

1  Thank Brubet L
Reviewed September 7, 2017

The first thing you realize when you come here is that this is a real working farm staffed by graduate students who are passionate about the Musk Oxen for which they are caring. The tour is informative and respectful of the animals who take priority...More

1  Thank lhep_11720
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Our guide knew everything about musk oxes, but was very unfriendly to our group, information centre had good choices of musk souvenirs, disappointed trip for which we had to pay for!

Thank 726Francois
Reviewed August 28, 2017

learned more than i ever dreamed and my grand kids were very impressed very muddy the day we went.. boots would have been a good idea.

Thank rainiedazeceations
Reviewed August 26, 2017

The staff here are way overprotective of these overgrown bovines and there is nothing g hands on here. Very disappointed. Go to the reindeer farm instead.

1  Thank intheknowtoo
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Becky G
May 14, 2017|
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Response from Melissa E | Reviewed this property |
It's helpful to call ahead and reserve a time, but you pay for your tickets/tour at the end