Kitt Peak Visitor Center Museum & Gift Shop

Open all but three days of the year, Kitt Peak Visitor Center contains a museum and a gift shop. This is where to start your astronomical adventure.

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Welcome to Visitor Center Museum & Gift Shop

Enjoy our exhibits and peruse Tohono O'odham crafts plus astronomy gifts for sale (TAX FREE)

Kitt Peak will be closed for major electrical improvements beginning Monday morning, August 21 running through Monday, August 28. No member of the public may visit for any purpose either during the day or evening during this period. Facilities will reopen to the public on Tuesday, August 29 at 9am.

Visitor Center Exhibits

Learn more about Kitt Peak and its achievements through our exhibits

We have a variety of interpretative exhibits near and inside the Visitor Center. There are also signs and displays within the viewing galleries of the three large telescopes featured on our guided tours. You will also find informative signs scattered across our mountaintop campus.

Visitor Center Gift Shop

A sample of items for sale

Welcome to the Kitt Peak Visitor Center Gift Shop! Next time you're visiting the mountain make sure you stop by and check out some of our unique items, ranging from Tohono O'odham crafts (which we are known for) to astronomy education items. We also have a variety of souvenirs to help you remember your visit, along with fantastic images of the night sky taken with our telescopes.

We are able to ship out most items in the museum store and have gift certificates available for many evening programs. Call 520-318-8726 for more information.

Revenue from items purchased in the gift shop go back into the many public programs run by the Kitt Peak Visitor Center. Thank you for your support!



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