Come be introduced to the ancient and enduring Indigenous cultures of the region through content-rich exhibits, docent tours, online and in-person programs, master classes, travel experiences, and a research library and archives.

Established in 1893, Arizona State Museum is the oldest and largest anthropological research facility in the U.S. Southwest, with expansive collections that are exceptional resources for the study, teaching, and appreciation of the region’s 13,000-year human history.

The Arizona State Museum and the University of Arizona are situated on land that has been home to Indigenous peoples for at least 13,000 years. Today, the Tucson area is home to the O’odham and the Pascua Yaqui. Currently, there are 22 federally recognized Native Nations with ancestral and reservation lands in the state of Arizona. 


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