Holiday Gift Guide

If you’ve been to the Desert Museum, you know that it’s a special place. This holiday season, consider giving some of that special magic to your loved ones! You can choose a gift that gives back or simply a gift for goodness’ sake! These gifts give twice — your loved ones receive a wild gift and you support the animals and plants in our care, research and conservation projects, and so much more!
Members On Grounds


A membership to the Desert Museum offers 365 days of animals, natural history, art, and botanical beauty. Why not make someone’s year special with a lasting gift of Desert Museum membership?

Bird on the Glove

Avian Adventures

This popular, unique bird experience makes the perfect gift for your favorite bird lover! Meet special birds from the Museum and have a bird fly to your glove for a special photo opportunity!

Educator with owl

Gift a Virtual Class

Support your favorite teacher and give the gift of education! All of our Virtual Programs include live animals, bio-artifacts, and Q&A time with an expert Desert Museum teacher.



Is your beloved a bird buff? Consider adopting a hummingbird this holiday season! Is your loved one more interested in resilient reptiles? Think about adopting a Gila monster! Packages start as low as $35.

Cover of Treasured Legacies book lying on daisy-covered rocks

Treasured Legacies

Know someone who loves the Desert Museum and is a history buff? Gift them a copy of Treasured Legacies! This new book will take you through 70 years of education and conservation.

Docent with Barn Owl

Tribute Gifts

This holiday season, donate to the Desert Museum in honor of a loved one. This gift directly supports our mission to inspire people to live in harmony with the natural world.

Prairie Dogs Playing

Amazon Wishlist

Want to give back? Shop for us on Amazon! We have really smart birds and just like humans, they can get bored. Help them stay stimulated and gift them some toys! Shop today!

Save Our Saguaros Sticker

Save Our Saguaros stickers

Want to support our conservation efforts and sport a super cool sticker? Purchase a ‘Save Our Saguaros’ sticker today for only $3! This gift makes the perfect stocking stuffer.

A docent shows a snake to a young coati club member

Coati Kids Club

Do you have an adventurous kid who loves animals? Gift them a Coati Kids Club membership, a unique experience with exclusive themed programs for children ages 6-12 and their favorite adults!

Retrieved from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum web site on 01-22-2022