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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 7036 reviews
  • #1 of 307 things to do in Tucson
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Wonderful nature experience.

Learn about the Sonoran desert wildlife and plant life in a museum and zoo in in the Sonoran national monument.Not to be missed

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Wonderful Day

A superb facility with exhibits for all ages. The setting is beautiful. We spent the whole day and still didn't see everything. We attended a talk on reptiles that was very interesting. The raptor...

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Must see in Tucson

We found this No. 1 attraction in Tucson through online search. It deserved the No. 1 ranking. We learned a lot about ecology of Sonoran Desert. The staff of the museum were super friendly and very...

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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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