Borax Visitor Center

14486 Borax Rd.
Boron, CA 93516- Map It
Phone: (760) 762-7588

AAA Editor Notes

Borax Visitor Center, 14486 Borax Rd., allows guests to view mammoth mining equipment operating in California’s largest open pit mine, including original 20-mule team wagons. Inside, visitors learn about modern mining and the role minerals play in daily life. Exhibits describe borate mining, geology, the refining process, the diverse uses of borax, and environmental and community programs. The history of Borax and Death Valley Days also is featured.
Hours: Daily 9-5 (weather permitting). Last admission 30 minutes before closing. Closed major holidays.