Tour Information

Musk oxen and guests at the birthday bash


Winter Tours 2024

We are working on our Winter Tour Schedule for 2024. Updates on the tour schedule will be posted here and on social media. 

Tour inquiries may be submitted to

Winter and Spring Tours will be offered on Thursdays at Noon and Sundays at 1pm most weeks.  See dates and buy tickets for tours here. 


Summer Tours 2024

May 21st to September 1st

Guided tours are offered daily in the summer from May 21st through September.

Times:  Daily tours take place at 10am, 12 noon, and 2pm. 

Just you and your family or a few friends? No need to reserve a spot!  Just come to the Research Station Gift Shop beforehand.

Have a group of ten or more?  We can offer you a private tour time, reach out to to schedule something with us. 




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 What people are saying...

"Took my two year old to Story Time, it was great! Fun story and so much fun seeing the babies! Thank you!"Annie Sartz
"Great tour, very informative. The place was beautiful and the critters were a joy to watch"Elise Rae
"Excellent educational tour led by Matthew. This is a great stop for those who want to see and learn about musk ox, carboy, and reindeer. Well done UAF!"Mia Su Cary
"A private tour around this facility is wonderful If you are fascinated about musk ox and reindeer it’s a must see... Sarah was the staff member who showed me around Her knowledge and love for the animals was wonderful to see Good close up look at these magnificent animals "Sharon D.
"Learned so much from our guide. Took pictures to put on Facebook for friends planning a visit to Alaska in the future. Best experience in Fairbanks! Thank you!"Gail Halcombe
"It had very knowledgeable students who were able to have the reindeer and musk ox engage so we could get an up close encounter. Great experience!!"Kevin Loyed
Amazing place and tour. Learnt a lot and enjoyed it, even in the cold!The Travel trio