Top of the Sierra Interpretive Center, Mammoth Mountain California

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Top of the Sierra Center

Visit the highest museum in California. Located at the top of Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort at 11,053, the Top of the Sierra Center treats visitors to unique exhibits and panoramic views of the Eastern Sierra Landscape.

  • Located at the Summit of Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort at 11,053 feet.
  • Exhibits detail the regions volcanic history, geology, weather patterns and cultural heritage.
  • Entry is free with a Scenic Gondola Ride Ticket, Bike Park Ticket, Ski Area lift ticket, or any season pass.

Overview

Located at the summit of Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort, at 11,053 feet, is the Top of the Sierra Center. This museum, accessible by riding the mountain’s scenic gondola, includes exhibits detailing the regions volcanic history, geology, weather patterns and cultural heritage.

Location/Directions

Access the museum by riding the Panorama Gondola. The Gondola leaves from the mountain’s main lodge.

Contact Information

1 Minaret Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
800-MAMMOTH

Hours/Seasons

The museum is open as long as the gondola is running. The gondola runs most of the year; however, it does close between seasonal operations, usually late September until mid-November and May to mid-June.

8:30am – 3:15pm daily

Fees/Cost

The center is free with a Scenic Gondola Ride Ticket, Bike Park ticket, Ski Area lift ticket, or any season pass.

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