Things to do at Arizona State University

Things to do at Arizona State University

Explore Arizona State University Tempe Campus

Tempe welcomes new and returning students, and friends and families, to Tempe. Our city is home away from home, where students create many memorable moments. Get to know Tempe and the Arizona State University Tempe Campus by exploring local restaurants and attractions.

ASU Football

Get ready for an action-packed football season at the legendary ASU Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona.

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Restaurants in Downtown Tempe/ASU

Satisfy your food cravings in Downtown Tempe, including the famed Mill Avenue, which is located near the the ASU Tempe Campus.

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“A” Mountain

With a quick jaunt to the top of “A” Mountain, also known as Hayden Butte, in Downtown Tempe, hikers are rewarded with views of the lake, ASU and rock drawings left hundreds of years ago by ancient people.

Mill Ave. and Third St.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 350-4311

“Air Apparent”, a Skyspace designed by James Turrell

Arizona State University is home to artist James Turrell’s “Air Apparent.” Located near the intersection of Rural and Terrace Road, this artistic interpretation of Native American Hohokam shade ramadas and pit houses is especially dramatic at sunrise and sunset.

ASU Tempe Campus
Rural Rd. and Terrace Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85287

(480) 965-2100

ASU Art Museum

The ASU Art Museum exhibits national and international contemporary artists, with a focus on Latin American art. The Museum houses the largest collection of Cuban art in the U.S. and an award-winning print collection. Exhibitions change seasonally. Admission is free.

ASU Tempe Campus
51 E. 10th St.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 965-2787

ASU Art Museum Ceramics Research Center

The Ceramics Research Center houses and displays the ASU Art Museum’s extensive ceramic collection of close to 4,000 objects. Exhibitions change seasonally and admission is free. The Museum Store is open during Gallery hours.

699 S. Mill Ave., Ste. 108
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 727-8170

ASU Gallery of Scientific Exploration

The ASU Gallery of Scientific Exploration invites visitors to explore earth and space sciences through digital media, public lectures, visible laboratories, interactive displays, Marston 3-D Theater shows and the meteorite display on the second floor. Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Fri.

ITSB 4 Bldg.
781 E. Terrace Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 965-5081

ASU Gammage

ASU Gammage is among the largest university-based performing arts presenters in the world. It is the home theater of the Desert Financial Broadway Across America – Arizona and the Beyond series. This historic 3,000 seat hall was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

ASU Tempe Campus
1200 S. Forest Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 965-3434

ASU Innovation Gallery

Located on the ASU Tempe campus in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change building, the Innovation Gallery is a public space in which students prototype conceptual exhibits and programming, drawing from faculty research.

School of Human Evolution & Social Change Bldg.
900 S. Cady Mall
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 965-6215

ASU Lunar Exploration Museum & NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera Operations Center (LROC) Visitor Gallery

The Lunar Exploration Museum includes the LROC Visitor Gallery where visitors discover the excitement of exploration, learn about America’s incredible space program, watch dedicated scientists charting the amazing lunar frontier, explore the Moon, and see a real Moon rock!

Arizona State University
Interdisciplinary A Building
1100 S. Cady Mall
Tempe, AZ 85281

ASU Mars Space Flight Facility

At ASU’s Mars Space Flight Facility, scientists and researchers are using instruments on spacecraft on Mars to explore the geology and mineralogy of the Red Planet. A full-size Mars Rover model is on display in the building’s lobby.

Arizona State University
Moeur Building, 201 E. Orange Mall
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 965-1790

Gallery 100

Gallery 100 provides students, faculty and academic professionals of the School of Art with exhibition space. Open Mon.-Thurs., noon to 5 p.m.

ASU Tempe Campus
65 E. University Dr. Room 111
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 965-8521

Gallery of Design

The Gallery of Design displays work by students, faculty research and design projects and special exhibitions from notable designers. Open Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

ASU College of Design Bldg. South
810 S. Forest Mall
Tempe, AZ 85287-1905

(480) 965-3536

Harry Wood Gallery

Exhibitions in all media by Master of Fine Arts students. Free and open to the public. Closed weekends and major holidays. Located in the School of Art Building, ASU Tempe Campus. Open Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

ASU Tempe Campus
900 S. Forest Mall
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 965-8521

Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts offers more than 1,000 free and ticketed events presented by talented students, outstanding faculty and renowned guest artists annually. Events include concerts, musicals, plays, art exhibitions, lectures and more.

ASU Tempe Campus
Dixie Gammage Hall
1001 S. Forest Mall
Tempe, AZ 85287

(480) 965-6447

Marston 3-D Theater

Located inside the ASU Gallery of Scientific Exploration, Marston 3-D Theater presents high-definition documentary movies with earth and space science themes and 3-D planetarium-style shows (on a flat screen). Marston 3-D shows are presented on Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons.

ASU Tempe Campus – ITSB4 Bldg.
781 E. Terrace Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 965-5081

Sun Devil Ticket Office

Call or visit the website for team schedules, ticket information and a facility locator map. The office is located on the south side of Sun Devil Stadium and is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Tickets can be purchased online or in person.

ASU Tempe Campus
500 E. Veterans Way
Tempe, AZ 85287-2405

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