Tour Information

Private tours are available year round and need to be booked two weeks in advance so we can arrange staffing for the event. We prefer credit cards however will will accept cash and checks too. 

There are two options for private tours:

Standard Tour

During summer, from June 8th through September 4th, the standard tour meets in the tour area; in the winter September 5 through June 7th, the tour meets in the main facility and is scheduled by appointment only.

Contact us at uaf-lars-tours@alaska.edu to schedule a tour today!

The standard tour is an hour long exploration of LARS and its inhabitants. Visitors will learn about the history, the biology and ecology of reindeer and muskoxen, and past and current research. During summer from June 8th through September 4th, the standard tour meets in the tour area; in the winter, the tour meets in the main facility. The standard tour can accommodate groups up to 40 and a charge total charge of $10 per person.

 

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

The behind-the-scenes tour meets in the main facility, outside the classroom. During this hour long presentation, visitors will learn the history of LARS the biology and ecology reindeer, and muskoxen. They will also explore artifacts from the animals we keep and get up close and personal with an animal in the Brown Barn see the coral pens and get a greater sense of the efforts to domesticate the animals going on daily. The behind-the-scenes tour can accommodate groups of 20 people or fewer; the base fee is $400.

Contact us at uaf-lars-tours@alaska.edu to schedule a tour today!

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