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The new facility at the Historic Pima County Courthouse, is currently open in a limited capacity for Sneak Preview Tours. To see tour times or to purchase tickets, Click Here. We are working with Pima County and the University of Arizona to go through the correct protocols to safely open general admission tickets to the public. We will update all platforms when we are able to open. Thank you. 



To learn more about Museum Ticket Options, Click Here.


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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

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Yes, We are currently open for limited Sneak Preview Tours and working with Pima County and the University of Arizona to safely open general admission ticketing to the public. Please check back later. 

The new UArizona Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum is located in downtown Tucson, AZ in the old historic Pima County Courthouse. Our address is 115 N. Church Ave.