Pricing, Dates & Hours
Open for Tours Monday-Sunday 9am-4pm
Adult $25, Senior $23, Child (5-17) $15
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Before you get here
Make sure to download the Biosphere 2 Experience App and explore the FAQ section.
Biosphere 2 Experience, App Guided Audio Tour:
The Biosphere 2 Experience is a self-paced app guided tour that will lead you through the rich history and current research initiatives of this remarkable facility. The Biosphere 2 app should be downloaded prior to arrival in order to get the most out of your visit. The Biosphere 2 Experience will take place both indoors and outdoors. Visitors should be prepared for the following physical requirements:
- This is a 75-minute walking tour, where you explore Biosphere 2 using your own smartphone and headphones.
- This is an indoor AND outdoor tour
- Approximately 100 stairs, both up and down
- 1-mile route to walk
- Varying weather conditions (Biosphere 2 Biomes are maintained as tropical environments, temperature and humidity inside the facility can reach the high 90’s)
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Add a Guided Lung Tour:
Enhance your visit with a behind-the-scenes tour of the technology that helps run our facility. In this 30-minute guided tour you'll experience one of the "lungs" that regulated the air pressure inside Biosphere 2's main glass enclosure.
There is no elevator access to the underground areas included in this tour. Guests unable to independently use stairs that lead underground without the use of cane, crutches, walking stick, walker, or wheelchair, will not be permitted on this tour.
Please arrive 30 minutes before the tour start time to allow for check-in. Tours start promptly on time and no refunds will be given for late arrivals.
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.
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It is the policy of Biosphere 2 to remain open during most periods of inclement weather; however, where extraordinary circumstances warrant, due to weather or other unforeseen business interruption, the company reserves the right to cancel the event. Should this occur, your ticket will be valid for an alternate date.