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Notice: Due to scheduled remodel, the Exhibit Level and the ADA elevator to the observation deck will be unavailable prior to December 20th. The observation deck will be open to the public during these dates.

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Visiting Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam Tours - The information that you need to plan your trip. Here is where you will find a description of the tour, admission fees, directions and more.

Hoover Dam Map

Click on image or link for large pdf version of map.

Tour Information

Frequently Asked Questions - Answers to the most asked questions regarding the construction and operations of the dam.

Special Event Activities:

Important Notice - Special Event Activities may be limited or restricted on the following dates: 2 weeks before and 2 weeks after Easter Sunday; typically the first 2 weeks in August; 3 days after Thanksgiving; and the week after Christmas through the first Monday of the new year. Please contact the us to verify availability if your proposed activity occurs during these times of the year.

Special Events at Hoover Dam - Details about permits needed for filming, photography, conferences, sporting activities, weddings, and other events.
Spillway House - Find out about our event and activity reservations here.
Commercial Use Authorizations (CUA) - A commercial use authorization (CUA) allows an individual, group, company, or other for-profit entity to conduct commercial activities and provide specific visitor services at Hoover Dam.

Learning and Education:

Guidelines for School Tours - Schedule a school group trip to Hoover Dam.
Learning Packet - Download our Learning Packet for use in the classroom.
Kids Facts – The place for all of your kid related Frequently Asked Questions!
Water Operations – Information for Current River Operations in the Lower Colorado Region. This is a great STEM resource for High School and University students and educators.

Historical Information & Photographs

The Story of Hoover Dam - A series of articles that explain the history and some of the technical aspects of the dam. These articles offer a more in-depth explanation than the FAQ statements.
Hoover Dam Historical Collection - A collection of museum items, historic photographs, and news clippings related to Hoover Dam.
Hoover Dam 75th Anniversary - Photographs, a video, and media coverage of the September 30, 2010 event at the dam.

Travelling and Safety:

Crossing Hoover Dam: A Traveler's Guide - Not all vehicles are allowed to cross the dam. Review this document to avoid being turned back. (Adobe Acrobat file - 45 KB)
Directions to Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam Police Department - Providing law enforcement and security services for the dam and its surrounding security zone. The Department's web pages provide a number of helpful fact sheets on crossing the dam, traveler and visitor safety, lost and found, and other services.
Contact Hoover Dam

Connect with Hoover Dam

Job Opportunities - Learn how you can be a part of the team that operates, maintains and secures this American icon.

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Last Updated: 6/3/24