Visit Us

 The new facility at the Historic Pima County Courthouse, is Now Open. Visit us Tuesday-Saturday from 10am-4pm. Last Tickets sold at 3pm. Purchase tickets in person at 115 N Church Ave. 

Masks are currently required for the duration of your museum visit. 

Parking is available in the area, but we do not validate.

General Admission 

$15 Adults (13-64) 

$10 Seniors (65+) & Active Military with I.D.

$5 Children (4-12) & AZ College Student with I.D.

FREE Children (0-3)

Please note that last ticket sales for museum admission are at 3pm. 

Museum Hours: 

Tuesday-Saturday from 10am-4pm

Last ticket sold at 3pm. 

NOTE: Please be aware that the museum is closed on Federal Holidays and University of Arizona Closures. 


General Admission Tickets:

You can purchase tickets in-person at the museum at our front desk. We take cash, debit, credit, and Apple Pay. 


Where to park? 

There are multiple parking garages and lots that the public has accessed to. There is also metered street parking available near courthouse. We recommend parking at the El Presidio Parking Garage.   However, WE DO NOT VALIDATE parking tickets.

El Presidio Parking Garage Address: 165 W Alameda Street Tucson, AZ 85701

El Presidio Parking Garage Map


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The Museum is located on Church Avenue across from the Joel D. Valdez Main Library and Jacome Plaza in between the major cross streets: W Alameda Street and W Pennington Street . The nearest major cross-streets are Congress Street and Stone Avenue. We are located on the left side of the Courthouse on the lower level. We are fully wheelchair accessible and are compliant with ADA building standards. The Southern Arizona Heritage & Visitor Center neighbors us in the right wing of the courthouse. 


Visitor Parking

Metered Parking

 Metered parking is available near the Pima County Courthouse with time ranges of 30 minutes to 6 hours. Pay by coin, debit/credit card, or via the GoTucson Parking App. Meters enforced Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm. 

Parking Garages 

El Presidio Parking Garage Downtown Tucson - Pima County - Located right behind the Pima County Courthouse. Visitors can pay to park here and then use the stairs or elevator to easily enter the courtyard (from the west entrance of the January 8th Memorial). Address: 165 W Alameda Street, Tucson, AZ. 

Main Library Parking Garage  - This parking garage is located underneath the Joel D. Valdez Library on N Stone Ave and W Alameda Street. Visitors can pay to park and then use the stairs or elevator to the main level (street level). Once on street level, visitors can easily walk towards the courthouse (walk west). Address: 45 W Alameda Street, Tucson, AZ.



The Streetcar connects visitors with four business districts, the University of Arizona, and several Tucson neighborhoods. Running four miles from the Mercado San Agustín on the west side of I-10, across the Downtown Core, along Fourth Avenue, and through Main Gate Square to the University of Arizona, the streetcar is an easy and fun way to see the city center. Buy an all-day pass for $4.50 at the ticket vending machine at any of the 23 streetcar stops, or use the free GoTucson Transit mobile app to purchase a one-way fare, the all-day pass, or a 30-day pass. Payments are not accepted on the streetcars.

A parking map for visitors with disabilities is available for download from the link below: (requires Adobe Acrobat available here)


Other Links

The links below are additional sources of information for those who would like to learn more about our university, city, county, state or local weather.

The University of Arizona

City of Tucson

Pima County


Tucson Weather

Hours of Operation

  Museum hoURS Guided tours
Monday CLOSED TBD - call us to schedule
Tuesday 10am-4pm TBD- call us to schedule
Wednesday 10am-4pm TBD- call us to schedule
Thursday 10am-4pm TBD- call us to schedule
Friday 10am-4pm TBD- call us to schedule
Saturday 10am-4pm TBD- call us to schedule (weekend rates apply)
Sunday CLOSED TBD- call us to schedule (weekend rates apply)