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Musk Ox Farm

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Always a fun stop!

We never miss a chance to stop and see the Musk Ox! Such magnificent animals! Amazing to see how... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Why not musk ox?

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

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Johnston, Iowa
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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
12850 E Archie Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
+1 907-745-4151
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We never miss a chance to stop and see the Musk Ox! Such magnificent animals! Amazing to see how curious they are of humans, when they look so intimidating. Very informative guides!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank LJ0627
Reviewed 16 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Laura B
Reviewed 12 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rongstadfamily
Reviewed 2 October 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Donald B
Reviewed 27 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JaneMWL
Reviewed 25 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Capitana99
Reviewed 24 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank seescokid
Reviewed 20 September 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sad7288
Reviewed 20 September 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Becky G
15 May 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