The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum: A Place of Healing

“We need to re-connect, re-connect with our symbiotic relationship with nature as well as fellow humans. We need to understand that we are interconnected with all of the environment just as cells are an interconnected part of our body.”    Werner Janssen has been a volunteer for three years where many guests have had the … More The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum: A Place of Healing

Siberia & the Sonoran Desert: A Cross-Continental Connection

What does the region of Siberia and the Sonoran Desert have in common? How is the Desert Museum connected to this remote region of the world? Many people are surprised to learn that the Desert Museum is known throughout the international community as a leader in regional displays, interpretation and education. Keep reading to learn … More Siberia & the Sonoran Desert: A Cross-Continental Connection

Top 7 Kid Exhibits at the Desert Museum (as told by kids!)

1. Packrat Playhouse: Hidden in the Midden ASDM Photo No surprise here, since opening Packrat Playhouse in April 2018 it’s been a popular spot for visitors of all ages! Kids get to get out of their strollers, run, learn, explore and play like a packrat. From sliding to climbing to learning, it’s fun plus education … More Top 7 Kid Exhibits at the Desert Museum (as told by kids!)

To Bee or Not to Bee: 15 UnBEElievable Facts About Bees!

Have you heard the BUZZ? It’s National Honeybee Day! Step aside Beyoncé. Here are 15 facts about the “OG Queen Bees”!  1. All honeybees are bees but not all bees are honeybees! Honeybees are actually non-native to North America and were brought over in the 1600s from Europe. 2. Bees are found on every continent except Antarctica! … More To Bee or Not to Bee: 15 UnBEElievable Facts About Bees!

Membership Updates!

On Friday, June 15, the Museum increased its membership rates (except for the Student category). We didn’t want you caught off guard by this and thought you may wonder why this happened, so we thought we’d provide you with some things you might not know about the Desert Museum. Five Things You May Not Know About … More Membership Updates!