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Palmer Visitor Information Center

723 S Valley Way, Palmer, AK 99645
+1 907-746-7668
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Lots of history in a tiny space

I love the visitor center. It has become a regular stop when we have friends or family visiting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
allis0nanne
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Palmer, Alaska
Beautiful public gardens

It warms my heart to see and hear the tourists come here to walk and talk amongst us as they praise... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Candie G
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Cooper Landing, Alaska, United States
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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“on display” (4 reviews)
“great garden” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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723 S Valley Way, Palmer, AK 99645
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+1 907-746-7668
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the visitor center. It has become a regular stop when we have friends or family visiting. They have a great section on the history of Palmer as well as the work of local artists and craftsmen. Great selection of brochures for trip planning...More

Thank allis0nanne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It warms my heart to see and hear the tourists come here to walk and talk amongst us as they praise and look in awe at the beautiful gardens here. The visitors center knows how to keep them well manicured and clean. The round perennial...More

Thank Candie G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This visitor center holds information about the awesome city of Palmer! Artworks, botanical gardens (in the summer) and information about this historical city. A must see!

Thank Cc2cct
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Museum folks were very helpful and there was a few historical items to look at. Would recommend this place to help get ideas of what to do in the Palmer/Wasilla area.More

Thank VJBarre
Palmer_Museum_Vic, Manager at Palmer Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you so much for the compliment! We do our best to provide our guests with as much information as they may need to enjoy their stay in Alaska. We are also in the process of updating our exhibits so that they may be more...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

This place have so much to offer, you must stop by. They have flyers and maps and ideas that can help at your trip. We were looking for Berry picking place and got 3 maps. Also the gals there are very kind and knowledgeable.

Thank DCoopDM
Palmer_Museum_Vic, Manager at Palmer Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for stopping by. We enjoy meeting visitors and getting their feedback on our services. Happy to hear that you got everything you needed. Hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in Alaska!

Reviewed 18 August 2017

When we arrived the museum was closed. We were able to view the many beautiful flowers. There is also vegetable gardens. This is a great place to see plants and vegetables . it is close to the Alaska state fair that has huge vegetables on...More

Thank cat330
Palmer_Museum_Vic, Manager at Palmer Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to pay us a visit. We're sorry we missed you. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our showcase garden. Our Head Gardener and her crew of volunteers work tirelessly throughout the summer to ensure it is...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Great garden with huge vegetables, plants and flowers. Informative staff made the visit more personal. The video told a great story of colonists moving from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. They were able to homestead land, build homes and businesses and thrive in a very rugged...More

Thank joiner2
Palmer_Museum_Vic, Manager at Palmer Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you so much for stopping by. "Alaska Far Away" does do a great job at describing Palmer's history and is very popular with our guests. We hope you had a wonderful time during your visit and look forward to helping you in the future!

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the Visitor Center to see their garden. Beautiful mix of local produce, fruit and flowers. Nice outside exhibits of local history and farming.More

Thank Staggerwing12
Palmer_Museum_Vic, Manager at Palmer Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for paying us a visit. Museum staff and the Head Gardener and her crew work diligently throughout the year to ensure our outdoor exhibits are at their best so it's nice to hear you enjoyed yourselves. We hope to see you again in...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

We passed through Palmer and stopped in at the Visitor Information Center to get some information on the Alaska State Fair. We were trying to find info on how to reserve a spot for our RV and Jeep so that we could stay on the...More

Thank Malise2017
Palmer_Museum_Vic, Manager at Palmer Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

It was a pleasure to help you both. We appreciated your patience while we researched your question and thankful we were able to find you an answer. We hope you have a great time at the Fair this year and if you have any time,...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

We enjoyed our hour at the Visitor Center Information Center and Museum. It is full of information, pictures and the video was excellent !!! It is a true gem of Palmer!

Thank Jennifer R
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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
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