Arcosanti - An Urban Laboratory in the Arizona Desert.


Juneteenth event in the Vaults [photo by Tomiaki Tamura]Welcome!

Every year Arcosanti welcomes 50,000 visitors who come and experience firsthand the vision and architecture of this vibrant educational community in the beautiful high desert of central Arizona. If you have a few hours you can enjoy a site tour, a meal in our café and a visit to the gallery selling our world renowned Soleri Windbells. Be sure to check out our event schedule when planning your visit.

Visiting hours are 9am - 5pm, 7 days a week.
Arcosanti is closed on major holidays(New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day)

The guided tour includes an overview of the Arcosanti project and a walk-through of the built environment that demonstrates a working example of how architecture could meet ecology.


Located in the Visitor Center Complex with spectacular view of the desert, Arcosanti Cafe offers 3 buffet meals daily.  Meat, vegetarian and vegan choices are provided.

Guest Rooms

If you have a few days, we invite you to stay in our guest rooms. Our simple, reasonably priced accommodations overlook thousands of acres of the Agua Fria National monument. 

Rental Facilities

For groups and organizations of all ages and interests, Arcosanti facilities can be rented for meetings, conferences, weddings and other special events.