Tour Info

Explore the fascinating world of natural history at the museum. The museum offers a close-up look at over 400 insects, spiders, birds, and mammals (including prehistoric). Travel from the equator to the poles learning about the unique relationships, adaptations, and habitats of the world’s diverse wildlife.

Self-guided Tours: Enjoy the freedom of exploring at your own pace. A standards-based Discovery Safari Field Guide is available for multiple grade levels, as well as scavenger hunts. You may print them at and bring them with you.

Guided Tours: Choose a guided tour and allow a knowledgeable museum educator to lead your group through the museum and share highlights of each exhibit area. A typical guided tour takes one hour. Guided tours are available for groups of 100 students or less.

Feel free to bring in sack lunches and eat in our large dining area. The Oasis Gift Shop sells drinks, nachos, ice cream and other snacks, as well as souvenirs. The Wildlife Theater shows movies on the hour. See the current schedule here or request a special movie to be played for your group. Click here for movie options.

Prices: Group rates (for groups of 10 or more) are $2/child, $5/senior citizen or military (with ID), and $6/adult. One chaperone is admitted free for every ten children. Guided tours are 50¢ more per person. Reservations are required at least one week in advance to obtain group rates. To make a reservation, click here or call 629-0100 ext 385.


Conservation Science Adventures School Program

This program is geared towards 4th-8th grades and includes STEM based activities that teach on topics such as habitat, predator-prey relationships and wildlife conservation during a guided tour. The students participate in two activities during the tour. Activity choices are below and are aligned to Arizona state and national standards. The price is $3/student; $6.50/adult; one adult free for every 10 students. Please plan on being on a tour for 1.5-2 hours. After the tour, your group can eat lunch (please bring your own lunches), watch a movie and visit the gift shop (both optional).

You may choose TWO activities total. Only one may be a live animal encounter.


Predator/Prey Relationships


Habitat/Carrying Capacity


Live Animal Encounters