Heritage & Culture
Enjoy a fascinating journey through Southern Arizona's diverse history. Explore ancient Native American archaeological sites from Murray Springs and Signal Hill to Dankworth Village. Stroll historic Tubac, Arizona's first European settlement and follow the trails of early Spanish explorers and missionaries. See reenactments of the Gunfight at the OK Corral. Learn how mining shaped Western towns like Bisbee or stroll through the Dragoon Mountains-a historic homeland of the Apache Indians and former hideout of Chief Cochise.
Historic Anza Trail >>
Follow the same trail the Spanish did to colonize California.
Western Experience >>
Walk in the footsteps of Wyatt Earp, Pancho Villa and Cochise.
Military History >>
Discover Native American Warriors, Spanish Conquistadors, the U.S. Calvary and even Cold War missiles.
Missions & Churches >>
Experience the beauty of our places of worship dating back hundreds of years.
Our Rich Past >>
Learn about ancient native Americans, Spanish colonization, mining history and more.
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Phone: Contact Vern Lamplot, 520-407-6130
Patronato San Xavier presents the Sons of Orpheus and the Tucson Boys Chorus in a concert of Christmas music at San Xavier Mission to benefit the restoration and preservation of the...more
Edward S. Curtis, famed photographer of the American West, created iconic images of Native peoples at the start of the 20th century. This exhibit explores Curtis' work in Arizona fr...more
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Phone: Reservations required: call 520-647-7275
Colossal Cave Mountain Park presents a holiday candlelight tour followed by chili, cornbread, hot dogs and s'mores under the ramada.more
Phone: (Toll-Free) 888-457-3929
The 390th Memorial Museum, dedicated to the service and sacrifice of the 390th Bomb Group (Heavy) stationed in England in World War II, is celebrating a reopening and rededication a...more
The Jewish History Museum presents "Cowboys, Merchants, Miners, & Booze," an exhibit that celebrates the lives of Tucson's Jewish pioneers.more
Tohono Village hosts a celebration of Yaqui Native American culture, presented by Yoeme Artist Association members, featuring demonstrations by artists such as wood carver Louis D. ...more
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