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Amargosa Opera House

608 Death Valley Jct, Death Valley Junction, CA 92328
+1 760-852-4441
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In 1967, ballet star Marta Becket began renovating this opera house and performs there to this day.
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608 Death Valley Jct, Death Valley Junction, CA 92328
+1 760-852-4441
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is well worth the $5 admission. A retired ballerina had always dreamed of being able to perform her own works at her own venue, and through a series of circumstances found this abandoned theatre at an old mining community, and made it her...More

Thank Jerry J
Reviewed August 21, 2017

We stopped to see Armagosa Opera House when we were in Death Valley Junction. Its a fun place to see. They have a show schedule on their web site.

Thank mini
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Loved the hotel charm feels almost like living in a museum - lots of history antic furniture. Was a bit hard to learn how to operate AC which was noisy and was starting and stoping entire night. Overall great one night experience

Thank Yesdoit1
Reviewed July 5, 2017

We did not stay at the hotel. We only took the tour of the opera house. We expected more from the tour, but were pleased nevertheless. The tour was effectively concluded within 10 minutes. It consisted of a brief description about the paintings on the...More

Thank SCB951
Reviewed April 15, 2017

We had looked forward to touring the Opera House and while the day before had been really windy, the day we arrived it was only "breezy" and the weren't any tours "due to wind." A BIG disappointment since it was the only day we could...More

Thank dkudu
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

A short walk from the cafe and in the middle of nowhere. Learn about Marta's passion for classical dance and this little town. Must see!

Thank Joseph E
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

The Amargosa Opera House presents a one hour historical ballet on Saturdays. Cost $20 p.p. Amazing artwork adorns the walls of the Opera House located at Death Valley Junction, with extravagant hand painted murals and narrated by the founder Marta Becket; whom passed in January...More

Thank cleaningsolutions585
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

What a surprise Marta Beckett created for generations to enjoy in this unlikely place. Her story is fascinating as are the beautiful and colorful paintings on every surface of the Opera House. Marta was a professional ballerina who retired to Death Valley. When she bought...More

Thank Camille G
Reviewed February 6, 2017

The Amargosa Opera House is not for those who require all the luxuries of home. The bed was comfortable and the room had everything I needed, except an outlet for my CPAP. The building is a white oasis in the middle of nowhere, on the...More

Thank kbmoose1
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous performance art in the middle of nowhere? Drop whatever silly plans you have and catch this unbelievable experience.

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April 5, 2017|
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Response from Mike P | Reviewed this property |
Tours normally start within a few minutes after purchasing your tickets depending upon how many people are standing in line. The wait for other guests in your group to finish using the facilities is usually the longest wait... More
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March 7, 2017|
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Response from Perkadventures | Reviewed this property |
Near the town of Shoshone, Ca there is a place called Dublin Gulch who's an old mining town. Google the name and see