We're open! We value the health and safety of our guests, staff, and animals. Because of this, we have made modifications to the Desert Museum experience following public guidance and health recommendations. Please be sure to review the FAQs before your visit.
(All guests, including members, must reserve tickets in advance)

Programs for Kids

Packrat Sister

Learn about the Sonoran Desert

Discover the Desert Online

Discover the joy of the desert and the joy of learning alongside our expert Desert Museum educators and scientists. Read more...

Play Like a Packrat

Enjoy a 30 minute activity led by our Education staff followed by 30 minutes of exclusive playtime before we open the Playhouse to the public! Developmentally appropriate activities focused on science, art, languages, and movement. Read more...

Coati Kids Club

If you or a kid you know is wild about the desert, a Coati Kids Club membership is for you. Members receive great benefits! Read more...

Camps (Grades 1-9)

Open your eyes to the wonders of the Sonoran Desert Region with our hands-on, minds-on camps. We offer day camps for those entering 1st-7th grades, and overnighters for those entering 8th-9th grades. Read more...

Junior Docents

Junior Docents receive detailed training on the plants, animals, geology and ecology of the Sonoran Desert Region and how to interpret (teach) it to others. Read more...

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