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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Located in: Westside District


2021 N. Kinney Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743
United States

Phone: 520-883-1380

Fax: 520-883-2500

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Quite the perfect spot for bird watchers! Focused on the preservation of the Sonoran Desert, The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum will turn your idea of a museum inside out. Guests will experience a quintessential Sonoran Desert experience which includes: an unforgettable fusion zoo, botanical garden, natural history museum, aquarium and art gallery. Explore 21 acres with two miles of walking trails. Highlights include the hummingbird aviary, Warden Aquarium and Earth Sciences Center where guests descend into a replica limestone cave. Enjoy live animal presentations that showcase a variety of desert animals and be sure not to miss Raptor Free Flight (seasonal) where native birds of prey fly so close you can feel the brush of feathers! Open daily, year-round. Hours/rates vary.

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  • #2 of 268 things to do in Tucson
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Cool weather, great experience!

I was raised in Tucson. This is my first visit to the ASDM when the temperature was less than 70 degrees. What a wonderful experience! Many of the animals were much more active and I really enjoyed...

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Good way to get an understanding of the desert.

This is a good and worthwhile museum to visit. It was fun to look at the snakes and see some animals in their habitat. Don’t expect to see the bears or mountain lions since they like the shade...

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Well worth the ticket price

Being from the nyc area I am used to high ticket prices but when I read a single ticket was over 22 USD I was a little surprised. No matter for the exhibits and trails and friendly and knowledgeable...

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • On-site Parking
  • Children Welcomed
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  • Patio Dining
  • Private Dining Room

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Meeting Facilities

  • Number of Meeting Rooms 6
  • Banquet Capacity 700
  • Reception Capacity 1000
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  • Theatre Capacity: 265
  • Classroom Capacity: 150