The Kilcher homestead is absolutely breathtaking. You can even book an overnight stay on site to increase your experience. We watch the Kilcher's religiously on television and were expecting a personal look into their lives. Informative. I had called ahead of time, left message and got a return voicemail saying to come out on the day my cruise ship was in port by 11 am. There was a sister of Otto's in a pickup who didn't have time but called another family to come and give me the tour. Continue your visit to www.tripadvisor.ca, Things to do near Kilcher Homestead Living Museum. I called the evening before and left a message to reserve and someone called me back within a couple hours. Once at the cabin your guide will be given details about the homestead along with the history of the Kilcher Family. Stay at this beach cabin in Homer. Welcome to the Homestead Join co-stars of Discovery’s Alaska: The Last Frontier, Eivin and Eve Kilcher, for a behind the scenes look at their life on the homestead in Alaska as they show you what it means to live a homestead life no matter where you call home. The Kilcher Family Homestead is located outside of Homer, a small city located on the Kachemak Bay in the Kenai Peninsula. Our tour was set for the next day. Jewel Kilcher (yes, the Jewel) is the daughter of Atz who left the homestead to pursue a career in music. Haven't done that in years. The tour starts at 11am and I believe this is the only tour time of the day. Review tags are currently only available for English language reviews. Homestead Rescue Expert homesteader, Marty Raney, along with his daughter Misty and son Matt, give struggling families a second chance at surviving off-the-grid. The museum is the original house of... Kilcher Homestead Living Museum: My Visit to the Kilcher Homestead - See 62 traveller reviews, 76 candid photos, and great deals for Homer, AK, at Tripadvisor. Kilcher Homestead Living Museum, Homer : consultez 62 avis, articles et 76 photos de Kilcher Homestead Living Museum, classée n°16 sur 33 activités à Homer sur Tripadvisor. They live on the Alaskan homestead where Jewel also grew up, along with five generations of Kilchers. more. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Beautiful property. A foundation owns the actual homestead and are trying to educate the public on homesteading and the challenges the homesteaders faced. The tour is maybe an hour or so, given by a family member. They allowed us to walk down to the beach. The museum is located 3 miles outside of Homer. Both his parents, Lina and Edwin Otto Kilcher were into the idea of homesteads from a young age and tutored Yule accordingly. We had the pleasure of touring with Sunrise Kilcher (sister & historian) of the Kilcher Homestead... The views were spectacular! I know I was at the end of the season but I did have a reservation. Read reviews, search by map and book your Lodges in Fritz Creek with Expedia.ca This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC. It's beautiful and amazing. Atz Sr.’s floating homestead, the Yuletide will hold the celebration. I had called ahead of time, left message and got a return voicemail saying to come out on the day my cruise ship was in port by 11 am. The eight siblings own the homestead jointly in a trust, protected by a conservation easement. The Kilcher homestead property is so large you won't be able to see any other homes, and you aren't allowed to go looking! He was talking to a few other people from our tour. I just didn't expect to see Otto! The Kilcher homestead is absolutely breathtaking. The couple was blessed with six daughters and two handsome sons. About Eivin & Eve Stay In Touch About Eivin & Eve Too bad didn't get tour after long taxi ride both ways. On the way back up we actually saw Otto Kilcher. Kilcher Homestead on a sunny winter afternoon . Fritz Creek Lodges. It was well worth it. Over the years, the homestead has grown to 600 acres, and a few conveniences have come along, too (like a road that goes to Homer). They allowed us to walk down to the beach. The homestead is about 13 miles from town. Instead we received a hands-on view into the homesteading lifestyle by visiting Kilcher Homestead Living Museum. A foundation owns the actual homestead and are trying to educate the public on homesteading and the challenges the homesteaders faced.