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For the Kids

Gem and Mineral Museum items

Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum

The Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum is dedicated to providing public education, the preservation of minerals and meteorites while also serving the research needs of professionals, students and collectors. The collection is world-wide in scope, but with specific emphasis on minerals from Arizona and Mexico.

Arizona State Museum

Arizona State Museum

Experience the ancient indigenous and enduring Native cultures of Arizona, the American Southwest, and northern Mexico. The Smithsonian-affiliated Arizona State Museum is the oldest, largest anthropological research museum in the region (est. 1893), and home to the world's largest and most comprehensive collections of Southwest Indian pottery and American Indian basketry.

Flandrau Interior

Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium

Take flight in Flandrau’s Eos Foundation Planetarium Theater to explore the marvels of our universe, from the ocean depths to the farthest reaches of space.

Jim Click Hall of Champions

Jim Click Hall of Champions

The Jim Click Hall of Champions operates as an athletics heritage museum as well as a special event space. As you arrive, you will be greeted by our Lute Olson statue near our main entrance off the Eddie Lynch Pavilion. Rotating exhibits feature both current and historic moments in University of Arizona sports and legendary student-athletes and coaches.

Tree-Ring Research building

Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research

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.

Aerial shot of Main Gate Square

Main Gate Square

Discover flavor, style and attitude when you visit Main Gate Square, a pedestrian-friendly dining and shopping destination featuring chic boutiques and award-winning restaurants all located at one of the streetcar’s most popular stops.

Poetry Center building

Poetry Center

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.

Mirror lab at UArizona

Richard F. Caris Mirror Laboratory

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.

UArizona Museum of Art building

University of Arizona Museum of Art

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 University of Arizona Museum of Art illustrates the importance of art in society.

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