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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Located in: Westside District

Address:

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

Phone: 520-883-1380

Fax: 520-883-2500

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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 7619 reviews
  • #2 of 320 things to do in Tucson
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A walk in the Park!

This is one of the top attractions in Tucson. The gardens are beautiful and the animals very interesting in the natural setting. It is a wonderful place to walk and observe the desert. I also like to...

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This IS the museum you are looking for!

There are not enough hours in the day to take in this magnificent outdoor, natural history museum. As it is, the guided tour is a must, and the docents are a veritable "walking wiki" of interesting...

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What A Fabulous Place To Visit

we went there just to pass our time and see more of tucson. we were awesomely surprised on how extensive their exhibits were. this is a must-see place to go, not only for visitors, but for the...

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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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