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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

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.

  • TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
    Based on 8472 reviews
  • #2 of 295 things to do in Tucson
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Beautiful Desert Museum

A great museum in a lovely location. My family especially enjoyed seeing the rays and learning about fossils. Bring lots of water bottles though, because the fountains are turned off.

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Unexpected learning experience

Blend of an outdoor natural history museum, botanical garden of desert plants, mini gallery of art, nice walking trails, kids play area, and more. Helpful and friendly staff.

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Do not miss it if you are in the area

We visited on the eve of the lockdown, and the museum had curtailed some activities and attractions, but I would say at least 90% was available. However, they graciously provided vouchers for a free...

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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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