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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

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 278 things to do in Tucson
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Extraordinary museum only exceeded by level of customer service

Not two minutes out of our vehicle and I walked straight into a cactus bed. So upon purchasing our admission we immediately requested first aid. Carl in security answered our 911 and took charge of...

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Wear comfy shoes, lots of walking on gravel

The place was PACKED the day we visited but what a cool place...part zoo, part botanical garden, even stingray petting, if you can believe that.

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Absolutely visit this place. See before touring the National Park

This is a must see. After spending two days in the national park just down the road, I wish I had gone here first. It's extremely informative, excellent display of life in the Desert...

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  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Patio Dining
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  • Private Dining Room
  • Children Welcomed
  • Meeting Rooms/Space
  • 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