Plan Your Visit to Arizona State Museum
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.
1013 E. University Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85721-0026
From Interstate-10, take Speedway Blvd. east to Euclid Ave., turn south (right) on Euclid and proceed to the parking structures listed below.
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). 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 website.
Arizona State Museum
University of Arizona
P.O. Box 210026
Tucson, AZ 85721-0026
|Adults 18 years +
buy tickets online
|Children and youth 0–17 years
|UA and Pima CC staff/students with ID
|Blue Star Museum program (active duty military personnel and their families)
||Free (Memorial Day through Labor Day)
|Researchers / scholars with appointments
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
- Monday, September 7 (Labor Day)
- Wednesday, November 11 (Veterans Day)
- 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.
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
ASM north building:
Map: Laura LePere