Docent-led Tours

Docent-led tours

The Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research offers free one-hour to one-and-half hours long docent-led tours. During your tour, you will be introduced to the basic tenets of dendrochronology, view a variety of tree-ring samples and visit the work areas and laboratory spaces of our researchers.

Make a reservation today:  email us at or call 520.621.0984.

Docent-led Tours Offered:

We have limited tour offerings during June-August due to staffing. Please see our events calendar at: for the most current schedule.

  • 2nd Tuesday of the month:(August through May) at 10AM. 
  • 3rd Wednesday of the month: (August through May) at 10AM.
  • 4th Thursday of the month: (August through May) at 2PM.
  • *By request, when docents are available. Requests must be sent to or 520.621.0984 in advance.

Tours by Appointment for Community Groups and Schools

We host building and lab tours for community groups and schools for all ages by appointment. We also offer portable classroom and community center visits through our outreach program. For K-20 field class options, visit: Sky Island Science Investigators.

Reservations and inquiries for tours by appointment should be directed to our outreach team at: or 520.621.0984.


Bannister Building

The closest parking garage is the Sixth Street Garage, located directly across from the Bannister Building. The closest Sunlink Streetcar stop is Main Gate Square.

The UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research Docent-led tours are free, however the University of Arizona Parking and Transportation Service does charge a fee for parking on campus. Directions and parking information may be found here: