Scotty's Castle - TEMPORARILY CLOSED, Death Valley National Park

Categories: Castles, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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Also known as Death Valley Ranch, Scotty's Castle - TEMPORARILY CLOSED is a Spanish Colonial Revival home built in 1937. The house is named for the colorful character behind the home's construction. In 1922, performer and conman Walter Scott, or Scotty, convinced millionaire Albert Mussey Johnson to invest in a gold mine in Death Valley. The mine ended up being fraudulent, but the forgiving millionaire became an unlikely friend of Scotty and built the house as a vacation lodging. The attraction is now managed by the National Park Service, with tours offered by costumed interpreters. Original furnishings and decor still fill the upper floors of the house. An underground tour takes you through the inner workings of the house through a series of tunnels. Book tours at the Death Valley National Park visitor center. Work out when and for how long to visit Scotty's Castle - TEMPORARILY CLOSED and other Death Valley National Park attractions using our handy Death Valley National Park trip itinerary builder.
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  • Although its name, It's not a castle, but a very beautiful mansion in the desert. The architecture is typical of mansions of that time, making it seems like you are in Mexico 
  • Access is input in the way out of the Valley of death. Unfortunately the stake closed, but don't worry no longer notices at the beginning of the entry.
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  • Temporarily not accessible to the public (until next summer) is a Spanish firm style of the XVIII century castle taken, dismantled and rebuilt on site by a visionary owner who fell in love with the place.
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