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Dining at the Desert Museum

Christmas Buffet
11:00 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. — Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Enjoy a special buffet menu in the Baldwin Education Building.
Price $59.95 for adults and $24.95 for children 10 and under (10% discount for Museum members).
Make your reservations today by calling 520-883-3046, or via email at [email protected].
Admission rates for RSVP holders only: Non-member ages 13+: $14.95 per person & ages 3-12: $7.95 per child.
Desert Museum members & children under age 3: Free — Become a Member today!

Christmas Buffet Menu

Valentines Dinner Night
February 14, 2019
Enjoy a special dinner menu at the Ocotillo Café.
Price $80.00 per person (10% discount for Museum members).
Book a table today by calling 520-883-3046, or via email at [email protected].
Valentines Dinner Menu
Tables prepared for an event on the Ironwood Terraces
Ironwood Terraces

Ironwood Terraces

A casual multi-station food court, offering a complete menu including children's items, open every day.

Sept 2nd - Apr 30thGrill: 11:00am to 4:00pm daily
Agave: 11:00am to 3:00pm daily
May 1st - Sept 1st11:00am to 3:00pm Sun-Fri
Grill Only
11:00am to 9:00pm Sat
Tables prepared for dining in the Ocotillo Café
Ocotillo Café

Ocotillo Café

Offering relaxed and casual dining, open seasonally for lunch in winter and spring, and for dinner on Cool Summer Nights. We focus on locally sourced ingredients to create regional southwest cuisine. Reservations not required, but suggested for parties of 8 or more. Please call 520.883.1380, Ext 7212 to make your reservation.

Ocotillo Café Menus

May 26th - Sept 1stDinner: 5:00pm to 9:00pm Sat
Sept 2nd - Oct 31stLunch: 11:00am to 3:00pm Sat
Nov 1st - Apr 15thLunch: 11:00am to 3:00pm daily

Phoebe's Coffee Bar

Offering hot and cold drinks, pastries, sandwiches, ice cream and other snacks.

Oct 1st - Feb 28th8:30am to 5:00pm daily
Mar 1st - Sept 1st7:30am to 5:00pm Sun-Fri
7:30am to 10:00pm Sat
Sept 2nd - Sept 30th7:30am to 5:00pm daily

The Cottonwood

Snack shop offering hot and cold drinks and ice cream.

Nov 1st - Apr 30th11:00am to 3:30pm daily
May 1st - Sept 1st10:30pm to 2:30pm Sun & Mon
10:30am to 9:00pm Sat
Sept 2nd - Oct 31st11:00am to 3:30pm Sat & Sun


There is a small public picnic area just outside the Museum's entrance. Outside food is not allowed on Museum grounds, except to accommodate food allergies/intolerances or religious restrictions.

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