We’re open! Masks are required at all times. All guests, including members, must reserve tickets in advance. For your safety, our experience has been modified. Learn more.


Educator with native crop

Virtual Experiences

Looking to spice up your virtual book club or happy hour? Have expert Desert Museum educators join you! You can learn about desert spirits, foods, and more!

Prickly Pear

Adult Classes and Trips

Join us for animal encounters, hikes, native food harvesting and more, in a modified Covid-safe format. We also have virtual classes to choose from.

Gift Certificates for Adult Classes and Trips

Harris Hawk in flight

College Groups

Special rates are available for college groups of 10 or larger with 15 day advance notice.

Basket of vegetables

Community Outreach

When the Desert Ark Community Outreach Van "docks" at your site, be ready to make new discoveries about our unique Sonoran Desert. Desert Ark Community Programs feature live Sonoran Desert animals and may include interactive lectures, slide shows or activities.

Docent interpreting dinosaur bones

Docent Program

Docents are trained volunteers whose major responsibility is to help people on the Museum grounds and in the community better understand and appreciate the Sonoran Desert region. Docents are adults of all ages, walks of life and educational backgrounds.

Natural History Tour

Natural History Tour

The Sonoran Desert Region interpreted by the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum consists of the Sonoran Desert itself and the included and adjacent habitats that influence its ecology and climate.

Nondiscrimination Policy

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