Sample Group Itineraries

An entire day could be spent exploring the Desert Museum, but the minimum recommended visit length is 2 hours. Please consider the sample itineraries below as you plan your visit, keeping in mind that groups will move at different paces and have different interests. If you have any questions or would like additional suggestions, please contact Guest Services at or (520) 883-1380.

If you have an entire day…
(a true Sonoran Desert experience!)

Guests on the Desert Loop Trail

Father and daughter watching the NASA climate change exhibit

If you have four hours…
(a half-day visit that leaves them wanting more!)
A hawk skims guests' heads during Raptor Free Flight
If you have two hours…
(just the highlights!)
Guests enjoy Torch Cactus blooms
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“I appreciate all the good service, we received from you in making the [group] reservations in advance. [The Desert Museum] will be one of the highlights of their trip to Tucson.”
-Barbara B., Friendship Force