Arrive at any time during business hours and you will be greeted by one of our friendly staff members. The self-guided tour through this gallery-style Education Facility allows you to experience a fully-functioning Earthship that combines passive solar architecture, thermal mass construction, renewable energy, integrated water systems that include indoor food growing, and the use of natural and repurposed materials.
We recommend you allow about an hour to see everything. There are media rooms and a gallery with exhibits, as well as outdoor pathways so you can get a better look at the ongoing construction projects. As you walk through the building and the surrounding outdoor area at your own pace, signs, displays, information binders, videos, and slideshows will educate you on the different components of the Earthship concept. Please note that the Visitor Center is an Earthship designed to educate the public and is not set up as a fully furnished home.
Books, videos, and other merchandise items are available for purchase in the main gallery space so you can continue to learn and share after leaving Earthship Biotecture World Headquarters. These items can also be purchased from our online store.
Cost for this tour is $8.00 plus tax. A discounted rate of $6.00 plus tax is available for students, teachers, current military and veterans, and seniors. Children 12 and under get in free.