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Palmer Visitor Information Center

Open Now: 09:00 - 18:00
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Beautiful gardens!

We had stopped here years ago on a trip, and we went out of our way to make a return visit. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Learn about Homesteads from Michigan

We went from having a great breakfast at the noisy goose to the visitor center and learn about the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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723 S Valley Way, Palmer, AK 99645-6601
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had stopped here years ago on a trip, and we went out of our way to make a return visit. The gardens were absolutely beautiful with many different plants that we didn't see anywhere else in Alaska. There was an interesting sculpture called the...More

1  Thank wostlund
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went from having a great breakfast at the noisy goose to the visitor center and learn about the history of the town of Palmer and nice young lady answered all her questions boight a beautiful calendar for about $12 which had excellent pictures beautiful...More

1  Thank seescokid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We parked on the street and went to the Palmer Visitor Center. It is free, and the lady who works there was a wealth of information (she suggested several other things for us to see). We watched the video that they play in the lobby...More

1  Thank countingmomma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by the Visitor center when we first arrived in Palmer. The lady working there was very nice and offered to let us watch the informative video on the first settlers to the area. We were impressed with the beautiful grounds and enjoyed walking...More

Thank AngieSyracuse_NY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The center has a great gift shop, restrooms, and free coffee---in addition to a great deal of knowledge about the area. The museum artifacts on display inside and out are very interesting and worth the time. This is a great source of information on the...More

Thank Curious744921
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nick was very personable, knowledgable and informative. What a great stop! Well displayed and told the story well. Very clean and welcoming. Nick was helpful with destination plans.

Thank BRRyddski
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Nick was very helpful with information about restaurants, motels, and maps. Beautiful garden and place to picnic. Free coffee.

Thank Angel2526
Reviewed 25 August 2018

In my humble opinion, the Palmer Alaska Visitor Information Center and Museum, located at 723 S. Valley Way, East down Evergreen Avenue and across the railway tracks on your right here in Palmer, Alaska, should be the Number One Attraction in Palmer. It is both...More

1  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We have visited the Center previously and enjoyed the shop. However, this was our first opportunity to view the documentary on Palmer 's history. It was at least an hour in length and VERY informative. The tv is not too big, and the bench one...More

1  Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I enjoyed strolling through the gardens attached to this center. They have displays about the huge vegetables that have been grown in that area. Alaska's State Fair is held here, too.

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27 August 2018|
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Response from mcdak | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don’t know bus information.
10 May 2018|
Response from BroMattAz | Reviewed this property |
The garden area is open to everyone, but I do not know if they do organized tours of it.
Eleena K
6 March 2018|
Response from Cc2cct | Reviewed this property |
The cosmetology industry is great! It's not my field but I know many places are hard to get into because everyone is so busy. I don't think you'd have to worry about finding work.