We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Musk Ox Farm

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 12850 E Archie Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
Phone Number:
+1 907-745-4151
Website
Today
10:00 - 18:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Description:

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!

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 275 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 128
    Excellent
  • 84
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Tame but fun outing!

It was really cool learning so much about these animals. The walk is easy and the guides are very informative. Pretty nice tour.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 September 2016
Alan P
,
Dallas, Texas
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

275 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 261: English reviews
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
70 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 

Helpful?
Thank TexasTraveler78641
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

So we took the kids here, 8yr. boy and 6yr. girl. It was informative and the flyer guide was super nice. You get to pet calves at the end. Oh and buy the way the sheerings taken from this animal are 500 times warmer than wool and one tenth the weight. The most insulating natural known to man. Cool stuff... More 

Helpful?
Thank Michael F
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Only Musk Ox farm in the world. Very informative tour that lets you get up close to the animals, if you want. We petted the animals and had a lot of fun watching the different personalities of the animals. I went with my husband, 5 year old and 70+ year old mom. We all had questions for the tour guide... More 

Helpful?
Thank jennazag
Cranbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

These animals have the life! They want for nothing at the farm and are very well looked after. The lady that walked us around showed passion and was very informative. We came away with a new appreciation for the Musk Ox!

Helpful?
Thank tayl0u
Palmer, Alaska
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

On Mother's day mothers are free. This a very pretty to go, not only do you get to see the musk ox but you can see Hatcher pass and all the mountains around. Getting round the farm is a breeze with walking paths.

Helpful?
Thank shasamsamoyeds1151
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

It was really cool learning so much about these animals. The walk is easy and the guides are very informative. Pretty nice tour.

Helpful?
Thank Alan P
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

My sister and I wanted to see the Musk Ox up close and personal, we enjoyed our tour and the short walk around the farm. Our tour guide was cute as can be and really did a good job with the presentation. Buy a raffle ticket to help buy hay for the winter.Worth the stop and small admissions fee.

Helpful?
Thank lonestarcars
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Very informative tour with fun and friendly staff. Easy walking path that allows for great picture taking of the musk oz with a spectacular back drop.

Helpful?
Thank Sarah D
Navarre, Florida
Level Contributor
215 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Suzanne loves these musk ox and guiding guests. She is cute as a button and has a clever routine. You won't be bored and you will be amazed that a person can walk a mile backwards without missing a beat. We had a person in an adult stroller pushed by woman. So, is wheelchair accessible to an extent. Nice small... More 

Helpful?
Thank dkorwood
Level Contributor
55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

A great way to see and learn about a magnificent animal. This working farm has and shares the complete story on the preservation of the musk ox.

Helpful?
Thank sweetberries424242

Travellers who viewed Musk Ox Farm also viewed

 

Been to Musk Ox Farm? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Musk Ox Farm staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?