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Musk Ox Farm

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We were in Palmer to visit the reindeer farm so we might as well visit the musk ox farm. We made... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
davidjensen399
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Johnston, Iowa
Fantastic Experience

This is a non-profit organization, animals were well cared for, the facility was well maintained... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rongstadfamily
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Brigham City, Utah
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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...more
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12850 E Archie Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Palmer to visit the reindeer farm so we might as well visit the musk ox farm. We made reservations to visit as it is off season and they only do them sporadically. There was about 15 or so of us that day....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had never visited although we've lived here for a long time. Took some out of state friends who were utterly underwhelmed, as were we.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a non-profit organization, animals were well cared for, the facility was well maintained. Tour guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the animals. Good prices on musk ox yarn and blends.

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This was on a bus tour we recently took. Lots of facts and figures about the musk ox, which isn't an ox and doesn't have musk. Our guide was still in high school, but had worked there several years. nice to see some somewhat tame...More

Thank Donald B
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at this farm. It was fascinating to learn about the musk ox and trying to domesticate them for a source of income for peoples. With each ox only producing 5-7 #/yr of the special quivit fur, this product is very...More

Thank JaneMWL
Reviewed September 25, 2018

My niece and I decided to take a detour to the Musk Ox Farm while driving to Denali from Anchorage. We were able to be on the first tour and then had time to explore the museum. Not knowing anything about Musk Ox before this...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Took a guided tour for $11 each and the young lady did a excellent job explaining everything and it was worth learning about these creatures from all over the northern part of the globe worth a stop out good scenery good mountain us to look...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2018

This farm is recommended as a 'must see' in Palmer. Although we found it an interesting, I wouldn't go out of my way. The animals themselves are fascinating, and I found the story of how the farm came about interesting. The original vision of providing...More

Thank Sad7288
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Awesome place!! Love these animals. Great place to see and learn about Musk Ox. I like the tour of the farm. It’s a must see tour. Definitely recommend it.

Thank Krisb67
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Musk oxen are intriguing animals, and this farm in Palmer shows dozens of them. The guided tour was extremely informative, and we even had a chance to feed the babies and watch the adults going about their business. They have a nice gift shop and...More

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Becky G
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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
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