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:

 Private Tour Available During Summer

During the summer, May 29th through September 2nd, private tours are available daily for large groups or those looking for a more one on one experience. 

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.  The private tour can accommodate groups up to 40 and has a minimum charge of $200. Special rates can be arranged for groups. 

 

Behind-the-Scenes and Winter Tours

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 is $25 per person with a minimum charge of $250.

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

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