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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.

Center for Creative Photography

Center for Creative Photography

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.

Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium

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.

History of Pharmacy Museum

History of Pharmacy Museum

The History of Pharmacy Museum is the best-kept secret at the University of Arizona. Its unique collection documents the pharmacy profession from the 19th and 20th centuries, complete with a full-scale replica of an old-time drugstore and the collection from the Upjohn Pharmacy in Disneyland.

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.

Museum of Optical Sciences

Museum of Optical Sciences

See the world differently. The 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.

University of Arizona Museum of Art

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.

University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections

University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections

Discover a treasure trove of historical Southwestern documents and photos, and unique, unusual books, letters, and manuscripts, only at the University of Arizona. Changing exhibits present a variety of topics from indigenous languages to video gaming.

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