The Kitt Peak Experience… Like no other
Hours and Admissions
- The Visitor Center is open daily from 9am until 3:45pm.
- Guided Tours begin at 10am, 11:30am, and 1:30pm.
- Admission to the Visitor Center is FREE.
- The Kitt Peak Visitor Center is CLOSED: New Years Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
Rates for Guided Tours (Non-Group):
|ALL THREE TOURS|
|Adults (13 on up)||$9.75|
|6 and under||FREE|
|SINGLE TOUR TICKET PRICE:|
|Adults Single Tours||$7.75|
Guided Tours last approximately 1 hour and are led by trained docents who know the history and interesting facts regarding each telescope. Normally, the tours go to the following telescopes; 10am the world’s largest solar telescope, 11:30 the 2.1 meter telescope and 1:30 the 4-meter Mayall Telescope (tour last 1.5 hours). Tour locations are subject to change due to maintenance and safety issues. Unfortunately, most telescopes are inaccessible to wheelchairs.
Daytime V.I.P. Tour NEW!
The Kitt Peak Visitor Center is proud to offer a new, not-to-be-missed, all-encompassing tour of Kitt Peak National Observatory! The special Daytime V.I.P. tour is intended for any group with a desire to learn more in-depth knowledge of the historic and scientifically important observatories on Kitt Peak than the regular daytime tours can offer. Spanning 4 or 5 hours (depending on your schedule), this tour will cover the entire summit of the Mountain.
School & Group Rates (minimum 10, maximum 100)
To receive the group rate your group must have at least 10 participants and make a single payment. If not you will be charged the regular prices.
Nightly Observing Program Group Rates (10 to 100)
Nightly Stargazing Program*
Nightly Observing Program with box dinner per person rate: $42
Your NOP final group numbers are due 48 hrs in advance of your scheduled night. A one week cancelation notice is required. Anything later may forfeit your deposit.
*Tour Leader Comped
School & Group Day Tour Rates (10 or more)
|ALL THREE TOURS|
|Group Rates (10 or more):|
|Adults (13 on up)||$5.75||$7.75|
|Single Tour Group (10 or more):|
Call 520-318-8726 to or use our online reservation form to schedule your group's visit!