Park Museum Collection Profile
Death Valley National Park

Collection SummaryArcheological and ethnographic collections recovered from prehistoric and historic sites within the park's boundaries and associated field records; historic objects, equipment, rare books, pamphlets, letters, journals, diaries, and archives documenting the accounts of early pioneers', miners', ranchers' and visitors' experiences in the park; historic objects and records related to the establishment and administration of the park; collection of historic photographic negatives, prints, and slides; works of art depicting Death Valley's natural beauty and diversity; historic objects, furnishings, architectural elements, and archivs(including original architectural drawings by Frank Lloyd Wright) related to the Death Valley Scotty Historic District; geological and paleontological specimens and associated field records; herbarium housing vascular and non-vascular plant specimens collected from within the park and associated field records; collection of aquatic and terrestrial insects collected from within the park and associated field records; mammal, bird, fish, reptile, and amphibian specimens collected from within the park and associated field records. Museum collection storage and research facilities are located at Cow Creek and at Scotty's Castle.

Collection Size 1,161,509
 
Facilities Exhibiting Museum Items Furnace Creek Visitor Center
Scotty's Castle, Gas House Exhibits
Scotty's Castle, Main House/Annex Exhibits
Scotty's Castle, Stables Exhibits
 
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