Tohono O’odham Nation Cultural Center & Museum
B.I.A. Route 19 & Fresnal Canyon Road,
Topawa, AZ 85634
The Tohono O’odham Nation Cultural Center & Museum is located on the Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation between Sells and the International US-Mexico Border.
The mission of Himdag Ki: Hekǐhu, Hemu, Im B I-Ha’ap, Tohono O’odham Nation Cultural Center & Museum, is to instill pride by creating a permanent Tribal institution to protect and preserve O’odham jewed c himdag. Working with elders, the Cultural Center & Museum will promote understanding and respect for O’odham himdag through educational programs and public outreach.
The facility consists of two buildings—a Cultural Center and a Museum. Together, with an approximate footprint of 38,000 SF, the buildings occupy 6 acres of land. This fascinating facility is surrounded by the lush vegetation of the unique Sonoran Desert – which includes various bushes, trees, cacti, and animals. Here at the Cultural Center & Museum you will find traditional O’odham baskets, pottery, songs, vast amounts of Tohono O’odham history, and a stunning view of Baboquivari peak.
MUSEUM HOURS: TUESDAY – SATURDAY 10AM TO 4PM | CLOSED HOLIDAY WEEKENDS