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Musk Ox Farm

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Address: 12850 E Archie Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
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+1 907-745-4151
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join us for a scenic walk around our property in Palmer while our staff...

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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Had a wonderful time when we were on our driving tour of Alaska after black bear hunting. This place was an unexpected stop, but it sure would be on a must-see list of I had done... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Pam P
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful time when we were on our driving tour of Alaska after black bear hunting. This place was an unexpected stop, but it sure would be on a must-see list of I had done some research before we left. So interesting and the staff/owners were very knowledgeable.

Thank Pam P
Seattle, Washington
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must-see experience when visiting Palmer. The beauty of the mountains surrounding the tranquil fields upon which the endearing and enduring Musk Ox graze can be overwhelming! A one-of-a -kind farm in the entire world, you'll learn of the amazing animals in the visitor's center, and from one of the passionate and informative guides leading you through the... More 

Thank Julie F
Palmer, Alaska
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9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the tour guide was very knowledgeable. We were able to walk among the pens to see the animals very close. it was a perfect day.

Thank Katherine B
Palmer, Alaska
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went out to see the new baby musk ox for the 2017 season. So cute playing with little buddies while mom's watch close by. If it is rainy or over cast and cloudy; must stop and see these guys is a must. You will be rewarded. The cooler the better but bring rain/wind jacket. It is a nice gravel path... More 

1 Thank GaleAKDreaming
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour, interesting venue. If you have kids a must while in Palmer. Nice gift shop with interesting items for sale.

1 Thank 639geraldd
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few mid-West transplants to Alaska highly recommended the Musk Ox farm to my friend and I as a fun way to spend part of our afternoon. Up for anything, we said, "sure, why not!" This farm is going to be as much fun as you make it: the staff are incredibly friendly, knowledgeable, and humorous. The musk oxen themselves... More 

1 Thank Melissa E
Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 31, 2017

I visited the Musk ox Farm back in May. It was a very nice experience to learn about this animals and how and why they were brought to Alaska. It was a very nice experience and my Guide was really knowledgeable and informative.

1 Thank lulimiami17
Wasilla, Alaska
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We got closer to and saw more Musk Ox at the Anchorage Zoo. I hope the folks who run this farm find a better way to present these amazing animals.

Thank Anthony D
Seatac, United States
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed March 13, 2017

I brought my son out there for an event. It was very difficult to find, for some reason. Once we finally found it, it was crowded and parking was a mess. Everything costs money at the farm and when you pay entry for an event, you're basically paying to see the musk oxen and nothing more. So my son was... More 

Thank Dena I
Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

This was a wonderful outdoors attraction. Before visiting this farm I knew next to nothing about a Musk Ox. The walking tour led by Dani was wonderful in giving my wife and I plenty of information about these animals and in patiently answering our questions. Well worth the time and money. Do stop here and increase your learning and see... More 

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