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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

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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    Based on 8657 reviews
  • #3 of 335 things to do in Tucson
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Much better than expected

Arrive early for best temps - most is outdoors. Good number and variety of items to see. Took us almost 2 hours at casual pace to make the circle. Was more to see if one wanted. Surprised at the...

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Amazing

We bring all of our out of town friends. We are members and love going to wander the trails. It is a great way to show the wonders of the desert. One of our favorite activities there is the Raptor...

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Worth a visit

We bought tickets in advance and arrived just a few minutes after opening time at 7:30 since high 90s temperature forecast and most of it is outdoors. Lots to see but they provide a map showing...

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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
  • Website Listing Tag(s): Bird Watching/Observación de Aves, Plants & Animals/Plantas y Animales

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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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