Home to one of the world’s leading pharmacy collections, the museum offers an experience unlike any other.

The Coit Museum is a hidden gem in Tucson and the University of Arizona.

Coit Museum of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (formerly the History of Pharmacy Museum)


The brand new Coit Museum of Pharmacy & Health Sciences is open on a reduced schedule. For the remainder of 2021, the museum will open for public visiting on the following days, from 10 AM - 2 PM:

  • Tuesday, November 30

  • Thursday, December 2

  • Tuesday, December 7

  • Wednesday, December 8

  • Tuesday, December 14

  • Wednesday, December 15

  • Tuesday, December 21

Tours are also available by appointment. Please email stephenhall@pharmacy.arizona.edu to arrange a visit.


The Coit Museum at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy grew out of the work of Jesse Hurlbut, a former Tucson pharmacist, state board inspector, and collector of pharmacy artifacts. The museum opened in 1966 and has continued to grow and expand ever since.