The University of Arizona

Plan Your Visit to Arizona State Museum

Arizona State Musuem North Building

We look forward to seeing you soon.

(Please see below for upcoming closures.)

Location of Museum

Arizona State Museum is located on the University of Arizona campus, just NE of the Main Gate at Park Avenue and University Boulevard in Tucson.

Street Address

1013 E. University Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85721-0026

Driving Directions

From Interstate-10, take Speedway Blvd. east to Euclid Ave., turn south (right) on Euclid and proceed to the parking structures listed below.

Parking Information

Simple parking map

Convenient covered parking is available just one block from the museum at two multi-storied garages: 1) Euclid Ave. and Second St. or 2) Tyndall Ave. and Fourth St. Fees apply Monday–Friday (see garage rates).Opens in a new window Garage parking is free on weekends, except during home football games.

Uncovered parking, also for a fee, may be found at an independently owned, non-university lot on the SE corner of Tyndall Ave. and Second St.

Limited metered parking is available along University Blvd. and other side streets. Many streets on campus offer metered parking spaces. Meters are enforced Monday–Friday 7 a.m.–5 p.m., and are limited to between 2 and 4 hours, depending upon the location (the time limit will be stated clearly on the meter).

Motorcycles must use metered street parking.  

Motor coaches, minibuses, shuttles, and RVs will not find convenient parking near Arizona State Museum. Call 520-626-8381 for instructions prior to your visit.

Public Transportation Information

SunTran's #1 bus route offers the closest stop at Park Ave. at University Blvd. For more information visit the SunTran websiteOpens in a new window.

Phone Numbers
Main: 520-621-6302
Library: 520-621-4695
Store: 520-626-5886
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Mailing Address

Arizona State Museum
University of Arizona
P.O. Box 210026
Tucson, AZ 85721-0026

Adults 18 years + $5
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ASM Members Free
Children and youth 0–17 years Free
UA and Pima CC staff/students with ID Free
Blue Star Museum program (active duty military personnel and their families) Free (Memorial Day through Labor Day)
Researchers / scholars with appointments Free
Library visitors Free
Store visitors Free
Docent-led tours through exhibits Prices vary:
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Pre-arranged curator-guided adult group tours Prices vary:
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Pre-arranged school tours Prices vary:
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Information about Museum Accessibility


Due to the recent budget cuts and lack of staffing:

  • As of July 1, 2015, all ASM Collections offices, including the Library and Archives, are closed to researchers and other visitors on Mondays and Fridays. Exhibit galleries and the Museum store remain open.

Upcoming Holiday Closures

Exhibits, Museum Store, Library & Archives Closed

  • Thursday through Saturday, November 26–28 (Thanksgiving)
  • Thursday through Saturday, December 24–26 (Christmas)
  • Friday, January 1, 2016 (New Year's Day)

Offices, Library & Archives Closed

  • ASM offices, including the Library and Archives, are closed from December 24 through January 4 in accordance with University Holiday Closure policy.

Exhibitions and Museum Store
Monday through Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Closed Sundays; federal and state holidays.

Current Exhibits

No backpacks, satchels, food or drinks are allowed in the exhibition galleries. All items are subject to search.

Library and Archives
Currently, Monday through Thursday 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Appointments are required for use of the library outside these hours. Access to the archives is only by appointment. Closed federal and state holidays.

New hours for the Library and Archives starting July 1, 2015. Open Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Closed Monday & Friday. Access to the archives is only by appointment.

About the Library & Archives

Image credits:
ASM north building: Jannelle Weakly
Map: Laura LePere

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