Tours

Please visit us at the Harvey House before March 25, 2017 to experience NASA’s Science on a Sphere as well as our Deep Space Network exhibits. Please check the link below for more information. http://www.barstowca.org/visitors/harvey-house-information/science-on-a-sphere or https://www.facebook.com/goldstonedsn. Goldstone tours are expected to begin again in Mid-April 2017.

The March 25, 2017 Community Day event will feature guest speakers. Admission is Free to CA residents on March 25th during the exhibit hours from 10am -4pm. Please join us for an Out of This World experience at the Historic Harvey House in Barstow, CA. Starting April 2017 the Science on a Sphere will travel to the MathScience Innovation Center in Richmond, VA.


Interested in a GDSCC Tour?

Golstone Outreach provides tours to approximately 4,000 visitors each year. This tour allows visitors to come to the museum to learn about the facility and the spacecraft missions supported by the Deep Space Network as well as travel the Goldstone Complex to visit the different antenna sites. This is an escorted tour, and you will be following your guide in your own vehicle as we travel around the complex. There is no charge for the Goldstone tour. Cameras are welcome. No pets allowed except service animals with prior notification. We recommend closed shoes for comfort and safety.  

Directions to Goldstone

GDSCC is located at 93 Goldstone Road, Fort Irwin, California USA 92310-5097
From Los Angeles Interstate 15 North to Las Vegas Fort Irwin Road Exit At the stop sign, turn left Travel approximately 30 miles to the Fort Irwin Visitor Center   At the Visitor Center, show all the required paperwork to receive a day pass for the base. After proceeding through the military guard gate, turn left at the yellow flashing light onto NASA Rd. Travel approximately 3-4 miles to the Goldstone guard gate. The same paperwork will once again be required to receive a Goldstone day pass.   Note: To enter Fort Irwin, you will need a valid driver's license, vehicle registration and current proof of insurance.
 

Goldstone Map

This map of Goldstone defines the various facilities within the Goldstone Complex.

 
Tour Information

Address: Fort Irwin, CA 92310-5097
Contact: Leslie Cunkelman
Phone: (760) 255-8688
Email: gdscc.tours@jpl.nasa.gov

Tours of Goldstone are offered Monday-Thursday, daily at 9 AM and 1 PM - except in June, July and August when tours are only offered Monday- Thursday at 10 AM. Each tour lasts about 2 1/2 hours.

Tours must be arranged a minimum of 3 work days in advance- please note that tours can fill up and we can book tour dates a month in advance. US Visitor Notifications will require a 72 hour Visitor Notification to Fort Irwin. Foreign National Visitor Notifications will require a 30 day Visitor Notification to Fort Irwin.

“Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour start time for check-in at the Goldstone gate.”

No weapons / ammunition / alcohol / illegal drugs are allowed on complex. No pets are allowed (unless they are service animals)-we must know they are coming in advance

We are closed for tours on Federal Holidays.