Kitt Peak National Observatory is Closed

Please be advised that to ensure the safety of our staff, volunteers, and the public during the COVID-19 outbreak, we have closed Kitt Peak National Observatory to all visitors until further notice. All public programs and tours are suspended.  Do not travel up the mountain road for any reason or by any means.  Please revisit this website periodically for updates.

Kitt Peak Membership

Help us grow by becoming a member! Stay informed about public events on and off the mountain.  Join today at one of our six membership levels and take advantage of our great member benefits program.

The Visitor Center is your first stop on any visit and your springboard to informative daytime tours, nighttime stargazing and telescope viewing programs, fascinating exhibits, a terrific gift shop, and beautiful panoramic mountaintop views!

There are 3 ways to join.

– Fill out the application and mail it in.
– Call the visitor center at 520-318-8720 or 520-318-8739
– Turn your application in in person when you visit the Kitt Peak Visitor Center.

Annual Membership Pricing

Membership benefits are for cardholders, and are nontransferable.
Gift Shop discounts will not apply to any Tohono O’odham crafts
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