Guided tours of the University Indian Ruin in east Tucson will be given on Saturday, March 16, 2013 by the Arizona State Museum in partnership with the University of Arizona's School of Anthropology, Desert Archaeology, Inc. and the support of the Arizona Humanities Council. The tours will be given at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:30 a.m.
During the tour participants will get a chance to see the excavations in progress and talk with archaeologists. The ruins are located between Grant/Kolb and Sabino Canyon Roads off of Tanque Verde Road. To get there go north on N. Indian Ruins Road from Tanque Verde road. There will be event signs to follow from there and people directing to the parking. Parking is limited, so carpooling is encouraged.
About the Arizona State Museum: This museum is located on the University of Arizona's campus at 1013 E University Blvd. The Arizona State Museum first opened in 1893 making it the oldest as well as the largest anthropology museum in the Southwest United States. Admission is $5 for ages 18 and up. Admission is free for those under 18 as well as for U of A and PCC students with ID. The museum is open from 10am to 5pm Mondays through Saturdays. It is normally closed on Sundays as well as state and federal holidays.