Below are links to all of the happenings at the Palmer Museum. From multiple types of tours to our community recreational calendar, take a look at what the museum has to offer for those of all ages.

welcome to the Palmer Museum

Our exhibits feature the story of the Palmer area, all the way from Ahtna times to the gold rush and finally through the Matanuska Colony. In addition to Palmer's history, we strive to promote our town's thriving arts culture, featuring many exhibits from Palmer artists.

After you see the museum, take one of our historic district tours to experience our town's story, or relax in our beautiful showcase garden. Many of Alaska's varied plant life and legendary vegetables can be seen up close in the downtown gem.

Get an insider’s look at upcoming Palmer festivals, classes, and more!

Find out about new exhibits, events, and other excitement happening at the museum!

Wander and experience a dazzling variety of arctic flora in the Showcase Garden, adjacent to the museum

Explore the fascinating history and art of the Greater Palmer Area, or take a look of what is temporarily on display from the community.

 Take a tour of Palmer’s historic downtown district! Explore the story of the 1935 Matanuska Colony firsthand, surrounded by the beautiful backdrop of the Chugach Mountains.


our Garden




Explore our exhibits