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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Located in: Westside District


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

Phone: 520-883-1380

Fax: 520-883-2500

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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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  • #1 of 282 things to do in Tucson
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What an evening!

Took advantage of the late evening opening and it was superb. Clear blue skies, spectacular views - a real assault on the senses. The displays were informative and interesting but the real star of...

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Great day out!

A great place to explore what the desert has to offer. We have 3 young kids and we all enjoyed it. Get there early as it really does get hot!

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Enjoyable, peaceful

We anticipated a 2-hour stay, but we spent 5 hours here. We got there an hour after they opened, and it was important to see the wildlife more active earlier in the day. Also, the whole place was...

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  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Patio Dining
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  • Private Dining Room
  • Children Welcomed
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  • On-site Parking
  • Free Parking

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Meeting Facilities

  • Number of Meeting Rooms 6
  • Banquet Capacity 600
  • Reception Capacity 1000
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  • Theatre Capacity: 265
  • Classroom Capacity: 150