Visitor Centers

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Visitor Center, Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

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Sunset Crater Volcano Visitor Center

Open

Open year round from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The building is closed 12:00–12:30 most days for cleaning. Times may change based on staff availability. We are sorry for the inconvenience this creates.

Phone
928-526-0502

Location
From Flagstaff, take U.S. 89 north for 12 miles (19km). Watch for milepost 430, and turn right on the Sunset Crater–Wupatki Loop Road (FS 545). Continue 2 miles (3km) to the visitor center.

Closures
Closed January 1 and December 25.
Note: Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument does not follow Daylight Savings Time and is on Mountain Standard Time (MST) year round.

Exhibits
Our interactive exhibits feature volcanos and the powerful forces behind them. Have fun learning about this unique landscape. (Attention: Due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, the visitor center museum is closed until further notice.)

Facilities
Bookstore, restrooms, picnic tables. Information to help plan your visit.


Last updated: October 25, 2021

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

6400 U.S. 89
Flagstaff , AZ 86004

Phone:

928-526-0502 x0

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