Earthship Visitor Center

Visitor Center: 575-613-4409 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Physical Address:
#2 Earthship Way, Tres Piedras, NM, 87577 | Summer hours are Memorial thru Labor Day from 9am -5pm.
Mailing Address: PO Box 1041, Taos, NM 87571

Self-guided tours $7, see more below.
Arrive at any time between 10 am and 4 pm and you will be greeted by one of our friendly staff members or hard-working interns.

 

Guided Tours

1) The Guided tour through our Earthship Visitor Center includes:
A friendly staff member will guide your group through the Visitor Center (which is very similar to a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom Earthship).  The Visitor Center is a public building so the floor plan has been slightly altered, and is set up like a gallery / educational facility.  There is a 15 minute video and a 20 minute slideshow, along with tons of literature, and photos.  There is also a gift shop and various pathways outside for you to walk and see the exteriors of some of the other structures in the immediate area.
Cost for this tour is $7 per person
Please schedule at least 1.5 hours

2) The Guided Tour through the Community Includes:
The same tour through the Earthship Visitor Center, as well as a tour through several homes / buildings in the community.  this second option is reserved for groups of 10 people or more.
Cost for this tour is $12 for students $15 for adults
Please schedule at least 2.5 hours
The second tour needs to start between 10:30 -11:00 am.
All tours need to be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance.

We usually reserve our guided tours for group of 10 people or more, however, if your group is smaller than 10, we can accommodate a guided tour for a minimum fee of $100

 

E.V.E. - Earthship Village Ecologies
An Earthship Community seed pod.

Academy
An extensive training in Earthship design principles and philosophy. The program consists of sixty two hours of classroom study, two months of field work and an independent study.

The classroom studies and one month of field work can be completed during the two month session in Taos, New Mexico.

YOU are invited to Earthship Biotecture’s Education Facility and Visitor’s Center!

Green Building Visitor map by Jessica Gaddis | http://www.wix.com/silverdance/silverdance

Children under 12 get in free. 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 recycled materials.

Self-guided tours $7 - Arrive at any time between 10 am and 4 pm and you will be greeted by one of our friendly staff members or hard-working interns.

As you walk through the building at your own pace, signs, displays, information binders, videos, and slideshows will educate you on different aspects of the Earthship concept. 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’s World Headquarters. These items can also be purchased from our online store.

 

 

Nightly Rentals
Please note that the Visitor’s Center is an Earthship designed to educate the public and is not set up as a fully-furnished home.

If you are interested in staying a fully-furnished home, you can book a few nights in an Earthship Nightly Rental and experience what it’s like to live in an Earthship.

To book a nightly rental,
call us at 575-751-0462.

Walk-ins can be booked in the Visitor’s Center, availability permitting. Renters must check-in at the Visitor’s Center before being escorted to their Earthship. Renters get free admission to the self-guided tour.

Directions from Taos, NM
to the Earthship World Headquarters:

•.Go North on Paseo del Pueblo through Taos and the town of El Prado.

•.GO LEFT ON HWY 64 to the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge (about 7.8 miles).

•.Earthship World Headquarters is about 1.5 miles past the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge on the right.

Earthship World Headquarters is easily accessible from Albuquerque International Airport (3 hours), Colorado Springs Airport (3.5 hours), and Denver International Airport (5 hours)

Albuquerque Airport Shuttle: Faust Transportation 505-758-3410, Pride of Taos 800-273-8340. Daily shuttle to & from Taos. Also Private Shuttle Express Runs and Taxi Service.

Taos/Angel Fire Resort Shuttle: 4 round trips every Monday - Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Shuttle service on Thursdays and Sundays is on a space-available basis with boarding priority to Charter Flight guests. All shuttle services are complimentary. For details call 800-633-7463.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Main Office and Nightly Rentals
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
+1 (575) 751-0462
Visitor Center +1 (575) 613-4409

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1041
Taos, NM  87571