1013 E University Blvd. • M–S 10 a.m.–5 p.m. • 520-626-8381 • statemuseum.arizona.edu
Be captivated by the enduring cultures of Arizona, the American Southwest, and northern Mexico. The Smithsonian-affiliated Arizona State Museum is the oldest, largest anthropology museum in the region (est. 1893), and home to the world’s most comprehensive collections of Southwest Indian pottery and American Indian basketry.
1140 E South Campus • 520-621-7074 • arboretum.arizona.edu
Explore the oldest maintained public green space in Arizona. The entire UA campus, or “Campus Arboretum”, is a world-renown display of plants from dry climates across the world used for community education and research. Take a tour or use the online resources, including the interactive tree map.
1400 E 6th St. • Call for tour information • 520-626-9968 • rec.arizona.edu
As a Platinum-certified LEED facility, the Campus Recreation's 108,000 square-foot building is more than just a gym — it's a social hub for the whole University that inspires, educates, and encourages healthy and active lifestyles. Day passes and short-term memberships are available to anyone over 18.
1030 N Olive Rd. • T–F 9 a.m.–4 p.m., S 1–4 p.m. • 520-621-7968 • creativephotography.org
Experience this one-of-a-kind archive, museum, and research center dedicated to photography as an art form and cultural record. Rotating exhibits feature collections of Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Garry Winogrand, Harry Callahan, and other great 20th century photographers.
1601 E University Blvd. • No reservations needed, open seven days a week • Call for hours of operation • 520-621-STAR (7827) • flandrau.org
Take flight in Flandrau’s all-new Eos Foundation Planetarium Theater to explore the marvels of our universe, from the ocean depths to the farthest reaches of space. Plus, you’ll love our hands-on exhibits and the dazzling specimens in the UA Mineral Museum.
1703 E Mabel St. • M–F 8 a.m.–5 p.m. • 520-626-1427 • pharmacy.arizona.edu/visitors/pharmacy-museum
Span floors and rooms between the Skaggs Pharmaceutical Sciences Center and the Pulido Center of Drachman Hall for more than 60,000 bottles, original drug containers, books, and artifacts — including large drug store fixtures from Arizona’s territorial days.
1 National Championship Drive • Call for hours of operation • 520-621-2331 • arizonawildcats.com
Warm up with a walk down Legacy Lane, hum the Arizona Fight Song, and sprint through more than 100 years of Arizona athletic history. Rotating exhibits feature historic moments in UA sports and legendary Wildcat student-athletes and coaches.
1215 E Lowell St. • 520-621-1608 • ltrr.arizona.edu
Learn the insightful stories trees can tell, including fire history, climate conditions, and even public health. This globally recognized lab advances tree-ring techniques and applications within the social and environmental sciences. Docent-led tours are offered several days each month and are approximately one hour.
1630 E University Blvd. • Located within the Meinel Optical Sciences Building • 520-621-6997 • optics.arizona.edu/outreach/museum
See the world differently. The UA’s College of Optical Sciences offers a close-up view of its collection of historic telescopes, microscopes, lenses, and cameras. These spectacular specimens represent the world’s most respected instrument makers, dating back to the 18th century.
Be amazed by the raw talent and intense passion of UA’s performing arts. The College of Fine Arts stages theatre, dance, and music performances throughout the year, along with art exhibitions, film screenings, and more — all open to the public.
1508 E Helen St. • M–S, Call for hours of operation • 520-626-3675 • poetry.arizona.edu
Become well-versed in the spirit of poetry with more than 70,000 poetry- related items housed in one of our country’s premier literary arts centers. The internationally renowned library collection, exhibitions, readings, lectures, classes, and family activities are available year-round.
Reflect on the enormity of telescope technology as you tour the behind-the-scenes processes required to make the world’s largest, most complex telescope mirrors. The lenses to the universe are created right below the Arizona Stadium.
Kuiper Space Sciences Building, Room 450 • 1629 E University Blvd. Call to arrange a visit • 520-621-4861 • lpl.arizona.edu/sic
Immerse yourself in the radiant depths of our cosmos. This center houses hundreds of thousands of images you won’t see anywhere else on Earth, including those captured from UA missions with NASA over the last 50 years.
1303 E University Blvd. • Call for hours • 520-621-7755 • union.arizona.edu
Taste delicious foods from dozens of eateries, including vegetarian, vegan, kosher, and gluten-free options. This retail, dining, and entertainment attraction also features a copy center, computer lab, and Gallagher Theatre, showing today’s blockbuster movies every Thursday and Sunday on a 26’ x 11’ screen in THX and Dolby Digital Sound.
1031 N Olive Rd. • M 12–5 p.m., T–F 9 a.m.–5 p.m., S–SU 12–4 p.m. • 520-621-7567 • artmuseum.arizona.edu
See the world through a colorful collection of visual arts. With more than 5,000 paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings, with an emphasis on European and American fine art, the UA Museum of Art illustrates the importance of art in society.
1209 E University Blvd. • M–F 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m., S–SU 10 a.m.–4 p.m. • 520-621-2426 • uabookstore.arizona.edu
Explore the official campus bookstore — your source for everything from Arizona Wildcat gear, tech devices and accessories, course materials, and best- selling books, to book signings, story time for kids, and special events. See website for latest items and listings.
1510 E University Blvd. • M–F 9 a.m.–6 p.m. • 520-621-6423 • speccoll.library.arizona.edu
Discover a treasure trove of historical Southwestern documents and photos, and unique, unusual books, letters, and manuscripts, only at the UA. Changing exhibits present a variety of topics from indigenous languages to video gaming.
Centennial Hall • 1020 E University Blvd. • Box Office: 520-621-3341 • uapresents.org
Escape for an afternoon or evening in the world’s finest dance, classical, jazz, blues, and world music as UA Presents brings awe-inspiring events to Southern Arizona each year. Most performances are held in historic Centennial Hall on the UA campus.
811 N Euclid Avenue • M–F 9 a.m.–5 p.m. • Parking and Internet Access • email: firstname.lastname@example.org • 520-621-5130 • visitorcenter.arizona.edu
Orient yourself to 393 acres of stunning architecture, history, and discovery in the heart of Tucson. The UA’s Visitor Center is the ultimate resource for information about the UA and Southern Arizona, and the starting point for campus tours.
32540 S Biosphere Road, Oracle, AZ 85623 • Open daily 9 a.m.–4 p.m. • Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day 520-838-6200 • b2science.org
Explore the living laboratory named one of the 50 wonders of the world that is delivering better answers to questions about landscape evolution and water sustainability in arid zones. A half day is recommended for this trip.
1415 N Sixth Avenue • Tour times and dates to be announced • 520-621-6963 • lpl.arizona.edu
Learn all about the UA-led OSIRIS-REx sample-return mission to the asteroid Bennu. The UA’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Business Office, located in the Drake Building, is home to the OSIRIS-REx mission that will sample an asteroid for the first time in US history.
At the top of Mt. Lemmon • 1540 E 2nd St. • 520-626-8122 • skycenter.arizona.edu
Explore crystal clear visions of our universe from atop Mt. Lemmon using Arizona’s largest dedicated public telescopes. The spectacular SkyNights StarGazing program — a five-hour program with a rare view of the sunset and a light dinner — Astronomer Nights, and additional workshops are must-sees for the astro-tourist. Download the Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter app from the Apple App Store or Google Play for Android phones.