An INTIMATE Look at Arcosanti

Arcosanti is an architectural site and urban laboratory where the residents are part of a 24/7 living experiment! The best way to understand is to see it for yourself.  On the tour, you will explore the grounds, get a detailed history of the project, and begin to understand the Ethos of our work here. Tours are the only way general visitors can see the whole site.

Come in any day of the week for an Arcosanti Site Tour or call ahead for a Specialty Tour*. We are always pleased to help plan a visit for your group. Please note that the tour will require climbing stairs and walking for nearly an hour.


Types of Tours

Daily Tour: A Closer Look at Arcosanti

See Arcosanti for yourself on one of our daily 1-hour guided tours. Walk the grounds and learn about the intent and history of the Project from a current resident.

Duration: 1 hour

Start times: 10 am · 11 am · 1 pm · 2 pm· 3 pm · 4 pm

Fee: $15/person. Kids under 12 are free

Architecture Tour

Conducted by a member of our Planning Department and consists of the general tour plus a tour of the planning office, current construction, and a special session on design development with models and drawings.

Duration: 2 hours

Start times: Contact our Outreach Dept to schedule

Fee: $15/person. Kids under 12 are free

Specialty Tour

Custom tours can be arranged for groups, specific education purposes, and non-english speakers. Non-english tours are dependent on guide availability. Languages: Italian, French, German, Japanese, etc.

Duration: 1 hour

Start times: Contact our Outreach Dept. to schedule

Fee: $15/person. Kids under 12 are free

Tour Schedule: MON – FRI: 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm and 4:00pm (there is NOT a tour at Noon)

*Tours may not be scheduled on the following major holidays: New Year’s Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

* Specialty tours are only available by reservation. Contact our outreach department.



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