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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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Amazing views

An adventure in our own back yard! The exhibits are amazing. The Cool Nights have extra interests. We learned about several types of insects and got to enjoy the outdoors in a magnificent setting!

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Impressive Aviaries

Awesome place ! The Hummingbird Aviary was a fantastic experience ! Very impressive ! Many desert plants and flowers displayed in the landscaping. We enjoyed lunch at the Grill . Water stations were...

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Great tourist destination

This is a great spot to visit while in Tucson! Great for all ages! There is lots of walking so be prepared, and it can get hot.

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  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Children Welcomed
  • Patio Dining
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  • Private Dining Room
  • 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