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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Westside District

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

Phone: 520-883-1380

Email: info@desertmuseum.org

Fax: 520-883-2500

Description

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For native flora and fauna, there’s no better place for spectacular photos. Focused on the preservation of the Sonoran Desert, The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum will turn your idea of a museum inside out. Photographers will experience a quintessential Sonoran Desert experience which includes: an unforgettable fusion zoo, botanical garden, natural history museum, aquarium and art gallery (all of which are highly photogenic)! Highlights include the hummingbird aviary 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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    Based on 8483 reviews
  • #2 of 327 things to do in Tucson
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Excellent way to learn about desert life

The museum has free parking. The museum is located well outside town next to Saguaro National Park. It is an outdoor museum. After paying admission, you may take a map and start walking around the...

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Arizona experiences all in one place

Thanks to the pandemic, you have to reserve a time to visit the museum. It is easy to do online and you can download the ticket as well to improve your contactless experience at the museum. Wear...

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Fun place to visit!

Very interesting place to learn all about the animals, reptiles, birds, insects, cactus and other things that are indigenous to the area! We spent three hours there and thoroughly enjoyed it!

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Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • On-site Parking
  • Children Welcomed
  • Free Parking
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  • Meeting Rooms/Space
  • 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

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