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Hoover Dam visitor center undergoing renovations

Posted: 4:17 PM, Aug 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-29 19:17:51-04
Hoover Dam visitor center undergoing renovations

The Bureau of Reclamation announced that on Oct. 1, construction will begin to remodel one level of the Hoover Dam Visitor Center and modernize the facility’s primary tour elevators. 

To accommodate the construction, temporary alteration of its internal tour and Visitor Center operations is necessary.

Construction work is scheduled to be completed by Jan. 31, 2019. During the construction period, the dam’s primary Visitor Center Exhibit and Observation Levels, as well as the Original Exhibit Building, will remain open. A modified Powerplant Tour initiating at the original ticket window on top of the dam will be available.

Due to the limited capacity of the dam’s service elevators – which are not typically used for tours of the facility, the Hoover Dam will suspend online ticket sales for the duration of the construction period. All Exhibit and Powerplant Tour tickets will be sold onsite on the day of use on a first-come first-serve basis.

During the construction period, Visitor Center tickets can be purchased at the parking garage bus level and the Visitor Center Exhibit level. Powerplant Tour tickets, which include admission to the Visitor Center, will be sold at the original Nevada ticket window on top of the dam. A brochure with a map identifying the ticket sale locations, along with other areas of interest will be available at parking areas and online. 

Additional information can be found on Hoover Dam's website or you can contact visitor services at (866) 730-9097.