Kitt Peak National Observatory

Kitt Peak National Observatory
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950 N Cherry Ave.,
Tucson, AZ 85726

The world’s largest collection of optical telescopes is located high above the Sonoran Desert. Kitt Peak, on the Tohono O’odham Reservation, is home to twenty-seven telescopes representing dozens of astronomical research institutions. Explore the Visitor Center exhibits and gift shop to learn about astronomy. Take a tour and discover how astronomers use telescopes to unlock the mysteries of the Universe. Nightly Stargazing program available by RSVP; call (520) 318-8726.

Admission Fees


Operating Calendar

Open Daily, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Tour Times remove docent-led 10, 11:30 , 1:30 etc ok
Tour fees $4 Adult, $2 children Self-guided tours are Free
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day

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