Plan Your Visit


museum patrons looking at an exhibit

Visitors of all ages enjoy ASM exhibits

Our exhibit galleries are open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Sundays, Mondays, and university holidays.*

*Upcoming University Holiday Closures
    June 19, 2024 Juneteenth
    July 4, 2024 Independence Day
    November 11, 2024 Veterans Day


  • $8.00 for adults (18+)
  • $6.00 for seniors (65+); UAMA and CCP members; AAHS and SMRC affiliate members; AAM and Smithsonian members; active/reserve military personnel; groups of 10 or more (valid ID or verification required)
  • Free for ASM members with valid ID; Native Americans; children 17 and under; University of Arizona Cat Card holders; Pima Community College students with valid student ID; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) card holders
  • Admission is free for those attending meetings in the building; for those with appointments with staff; for those who wish only to study in the library


Arizona State Museum is located on the University of Arizona campus, just inside the Main Gate at Park Ave and University Blvd in Tucson, Arizona. You may notice that we have two buildings, one on the south side of University Blvd and one on the north side of University Blvd. All public exhibits and programs are in the north building, the Raymond H. Thompson Building. The street address for the Thompson building is 1013 E. University Blvd.

If you are driving to us from Interstate 10, take the Speedway/University of Arizona exit (exit 257). Proceed east on Speedway to Euclid Avenue. Turn south on Euclid Avenue for the parking garages (see below for parking instructions). We are just about one block east of both parking garages noted below. Click here for an interactive map of the entire campus.

Campus Map highlighting the Arizona State Museum


Convenient garage parking is available for a small fee on weekdays just about a block and a half from the museum at either Euclid Avenue and Second Street (815 E. Second Street) or at Euclid Avenue and Fourth Street (880 E. 4th Street). Garage parking is free on weekends, except when large, campus-wide events occur such as football and basketball home games and the Tucson Festival of Books.

The closest disabled parking spaces are just north of our north building along E. Rogers Way. Contact Visitor Parking at 520-621-3710 or stop by their offices at 1117 E. 6th Street for a UA-specific disabled permit ($8/day), which must be displayed in addition to your state-issued disabled license plate or hang placard.

Click here for a dynamic, interactive map that will help you locate anything and everything parking-related on campus.

Public Transportation

SunTran Bus Route #1 stops right in front of ASM on Park Ave, just north of University Blvd. Refer to the Sun Tran web site for routes, times, and fare information.

The Sun Link Modern Streetcar operates daily with varying hours. The closest stops to ASM are at University and Tyndall (northeast bound) and Second and Park (southwest bound). All stops are ADA accessible. Click here for route details and for a printable route map.

How Much Time to Allow

Allow at least one hour for your visit for a comprehensive tour of the content-rich exhibits.  

Photography and Filming Policy

Nearby Dining

Arizona State Museum has no in-house café. There are, however, more than 25 restaurants, cafés, and bars just meters from the museum on Main Gate Square.

Other Attractions On Campus

Enjoy our beautiful park-like campus by strolling to other nearby museums and attractions