Adult Programs

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Adult Classes and Trips

Join museum experts on classes and excursions covering natural and cultural history. Travel to Mexico or Spain, harvest desert foods, collect minerals, and more!

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Community Outreach

When the Desert Ark Community Outreach Van "docks" at your site, be ready to make new discoveries about our unique Sonoran Desert. Desert Ark Community Programs feature live Sonoran Desert animals and may include interactive lectures, slide shows or activities.

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College Groups

Special rates are available for college groups of 10 or larger with 15 day advance notice.

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Docent Program

Docents are trained volunteers — adults of all ages, walks of life and educational backgrounds — whose major responsibility is to help people on the Museum grounds and in the community better understand and appreciate the Sonoran Desert region.

Natural History Tour

Natural History Tour

The Sonoran Desert Region interpreted by the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum consists of the Sonoran Desert itself and the included and adjacent habitats that influence its ecology and climate.

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