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Palmer Visitor Information Center

723 S Valley Way, Palmer, AK 99645
+1 907-746-7668
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Great side trip

If you want to get a lay of the land and see what Palmer is about, stop by the Visitor Center. It... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Marco T
Great Visitor Center and Museum

We really enjoyed the free museum at the Visitor Center and information on how the area was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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723 S Valley Way, Palmer, AK 99645
+1 907-746-7668
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you want to get a lay of the land and see what Palmer is about, stop by the Visitor Center. It talks about the history of the town and has souvenirs for sale.

Thank Marco T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the free museum at the Visitor Center and information on how the area was settled. Highly recommend a stop here when you visit Palmer.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Watched th movie it was very interesting as was the entire center. There is a lot to see inside and out. The movie tells you how the village was started. There some memorabilia in the center as well. This is a great little town.with many...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The visitor center itself is fairly small but has a lot of information packed in it! They have very friendly and informative staff. The very best part is their garden outside. It is filled with native plants that are all clearly marked with their name...More

Thank Crystal J
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Called in on the Palmer Visitors Centre for maps and general information about the area and these we did get. What made the visit was a very interesting conversation with a gentleman called Richard who was very knowledgable about the history of the early settlements...More

1  Thank 1never2late
Reviewed 4 October 2016

A great place to stop while heading up to Denali National Park. Just shortly over an hours drive from Anchorage. There is a Crossroads of the World sign right outside the Visitor Center that lists many major cities and their respectable distances from Palmer. A...More

Thank karenpammy2016
Palmer_Museum_Vic, General Manager at Palmer Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Thank you so much for visiting us and for your positive review. My staff does their best to ensure that all of our guests get the information they need and leave with smile. I will also be sure to pass on your compliments on the...More

Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stopped on a whim and we absolutely delighted. They had a mini-museum, with displays, informative signage and a great video about the New Deal experiment of bringing farmers from Wisconsin and Minnesota to form a farming community in the Palmer area. It was such...More

Thank booklovingmama
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I stop by the visitor center to ask questions and get some information on activities in the area, they were very helpful! If you need maps or ideas this is the place to go.

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 26 September 2016

If you love framing and history, this is the place for you. They tons of the pictures of the early farmers. These people were moved up her during the dust bowl of the 30's. They also have most if not all the house plans and...More

Thank shasamsamoyeds1151
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Although this is a small visitor center with not a lot of exhibits, it had exhibits unique to this area. I was most interested in stopping here due to the way it was settled. Additionally, be sure to walk about the outdoor garden to see...More

Thank Deb022
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Elizabeth V
Hello I would like to know more about living in Palmer AkI Like can I rasie my own chickens, 5 hens 2 roosters? can I have milk goats 2-3? can I grown my own veggies, and have my own solar for heating in summer. What about sales taxes, property taxes for seniors ofer 62???
14 July 2015|
Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
Probably not in downtown Palmer (small town), but people who live all around the outskirts of Palmer do just that. One of our boarders has friends just 15 minutes from here (up the Glenn Highway) does and supplies us with... More