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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

  • Green Business

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. Recently named TripAdvisor’s #5 U.S. Garden! Walking paths meander through various Sonoran Desert habitats showcasing 230 animals, 16 individual gardens, 1,200 plant species, and 56,000 plants. Highlights include Stingray Touch, the Hummingbird Aviary, Reptile, Amphibian, and Invertebrate Hall, Warden Aquarium and several live animal presentations including Raptor Free Flight where native birds of prey fly so close you can feel the brush of feathers (seasonal). Open daily year round. Hours/rates vary.

  • TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
    Based on 8342 reviews
  • #2 of 277 things to do in Tucson
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Unique and Genuine

All of the guidebooks say this is a must visit attraction and that’s no coincidence. This museum has many different exhibits to entertain for an afternoon and learn about the environment that...

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Fun and educational

I spent the day here with friends and learned a lot about the Arizona desert. It's nicely laid out with lots of friendly people working there. A "must see" place for visitors to the area.

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Fun Desert Experience!

We went to the Sonora Desert Museum today. It was fun & educational. The drive there is beautiful. The staff was very nice. The animals are amazing, especially the variety of rattlesnakes. I...

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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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