The Biosphere 2 Experience will be open to visitors Monday – Sunday. Please check back frequently for updates on tour availability and safety information.
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The Biosphere 2 Experience
Biosphere 2 has Reopened with a Great New Experience!
The Biosphere 2 Experience app includes never before seen photos and videos that visualize the science and 30-year history. Through science stories and interviews you'll have the opportunity to learn more about our amazing, world-class research as you traverse a safe (socially distanced) one-way path around the exterior, and finally into reopened portions of the interior of Biosphere 2 itself!
Tickets for the Biosphere 2 Experience must be pre-purchased online, and visitors must download either the Android or Apple app to complete their journey.
The Biosphere 2 Experience will take approximately 1 hr 15 min to complete.
There will be a limited number of tickets sold per hour and day. Once a limit is reached, interested guests must select another time and/or day.
Dates & Hours:
Monday – Sunday 9am – 4 pm
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Tickets must be purchased in advance
Mandatory Mask while onsite
Visitor Safety Guidelines
Health and safety guidelines are in place for your safety and the safety of others, we appreciate your cooperation. Those unable or unwilling to comply will not be permitted to enter or remain on the grounds.
Tickets Must Be Purchased Online
Purchase a ticket online prior to your visit. Please visit: https://tickets.b2.arizona.edu
Water Filling Stations
Touchless water bottle refill stations will be available. Please bring your own reusable water bottle.
Masks Required at All Times
Everyone age two and over must wear a face covering that covers their nose and mouth at all times for entry to Biosphere 2.
Hand Sanitizing Stations
Hand sanitizing stations will be located throughout Biosphere 2. We ask that everyone use them after touching a surface.
Individuals Experiencing Symptoms
Visitors who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms such as sore throat, cough, shortness of breath, fever or recent loss of taste and/or smell are asked to visit us at another time.
Follow Directional Signs
Follow all posted signs and directions from staff stationed throughout Biosphere 2 regarding social distancing, traffic flow, capacity, closed areas and other safety protocol.
Maximum party size is six to enter and travel around Biosphere 2.
Avoid Closed Areas
Various areas within Biosphere 2 will be temporarily closed.
Maintain a 6ft Distance
All family units will be required to maintain a minimum 6ft distance from staff and other visitors. Adults will be responsible for ensuring their children follow this rule.
What to Bring
Please wear appropriate attire. Recommended items include: closed toed comfortable walking shoes, sun protection, and a water bottle. The majority of your visit will be outside.