The main park visitor center has exhibits, park film, a bookstore and Rangers are on hand to answer questions. Ranger Programs are presented during the main visitor season from November to April. Evening programs in the Furnace Creek Visitor Center auditorium cover a wide variety of subjects. Additional programs may be presented at other times, ask at the visitor center for more information. Visitor Center Hours: 8 am to 5 pm, year-round.
Scotty's Castle & Visitor Center
A privately-owned museum located in the Furnace Creek Ranch. Exhibits include a mineral collection and the history of Borax in Death Valley. Behind the museum building is a assembly of mining and transportation equiment. Hours: call (760) 786-2345
Did You Know?
Death Valley is the hottest place on Earth. In July 1913, five consecutive days of 129°F or above were recorded in Death Valley. On July 10, 1913 a reading of 134 degrees Fahrenheit was taken, the world record hottest air temperature. More...