Discover Hidden Treasure
Buried deep in the Mojave Desert is one of the biggest and richest deposits of borax on the planet. You will also find the Borax Visitor Center, one of the best kept secrets of the Southern California desert. Built in 1997, it had more than 126,845 visitors as of the end of 2010.
Hours of Operation
The Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., (with last entry at 4:30 p.m.) excluding major holidays and weather permitting.*
Admission is free
Entry is free, however 100% of donations and gift store sales are redirected to our not-for-profit Foundation to support local community organizations.
Parking is accessible to recreational vehicles.
Be sure to visit the Twenty Mule Team Museum when you're in town:
26962 Twenty Mule Team Road.
*Please call ahead if it has recently rained to check that the dirt road to the center is open.