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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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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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a bit of a drive, in the middle of nowhere, rich, enjoyable.

a bit of a drive, in the middle of nowhere, rich, enjoyable. well developed natural open air museum with a wide variety of flora and fauna. kids will love it.

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Great choice, very interactive

We have visited here a few times, the hummingbird house that you can walk in is amazing, a must see. We have also seen the birds of prey show outside where the birds are in flight outdoors, it was...

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Rays for my birthday!

I've lived in Tucson most of my life, but hadn't been to the Desert Museum in many years. It's always been a place to take visitors from out of town, but we haven't had any company lately to take...

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  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Children Welcomed
  • Patio Dining
  • Meeting Rooms/Space
  • Private Dining Room
  • Free Parking

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Meeting Facilities

  • Number of Meeting Rooms 6
  • Banquet Capacity 600
  • Reception Capacity 1000
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  • Theatre Capacity: 265
  • Classroom Capacity: 150