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: (520) 621-4046
Alt Phone: 520-591-9585
Contact: Erica Coleman
Title: Public Relations Representative
Phone: (520) 837-8119
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The 6th annual Charles Mingus Hometown Music Festival, in the musician's hometown Nogales, Arizona, will celebrate the April birthday of world-renowned jazz composer, band leader, a...more
Tucson Museum of Art celebrates the artistry of Rose Cabat--an American studio ceramicist living in Tucson. Considered one of the most important ceramic artists of the Mid-century M...more
Phone: 520-331-9555 - 520-792-9395
This exhibit of iconic photographs by Edward S. Curtis, famed photographer of the American West, features approximately 60 images from the permanent collections of Arizona State Mus...more
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures presents an exhibit featuring a dozen pieces created by and spanning the career of renowned miniature artist Madelyn Cook. The subje...more
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