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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


The quintessential Sonoran Desert experience … an unforgettable fusion zoo, botanical garden, natural history museum, aquarium and art gallery. TripAdvisor’s #1 Tucson attraction. Explore 21 acres with two miles of walking trails. Highlights include the Earth Sciences Center where visitors descend into a replica limestone cave to discover the geologic forces that created the Sonoran Desert landscape. The Museum’s permanent mineral collection has been acknowledged as one of the finest regional collections in the world!

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    Based on 8584 reviews
  • #2 of 339 things to do in Tucson
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MUCH More than a Museum...It'a Alive!

We opine this is the best LIVING museum in the country if not the world. Bold statement and I challenge anyone to undermine. The word "museum" most definitely seems to be a misnomer. When I think...

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Great park and museum

This place is a must if you visit Tucson. The scenic view is amazing, very well kept and inviting. If you love Nature, this will be a perfect site to visit.

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We had an amazing private catered dinner event. I did hope to see more animals though.

I went as part of a “private party” for a group of about 50, and we had the entire place to ourselves. That was pretty awesome as we got to leisurely walk the grounds and the exhibits. A few were...

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • On-site Parking
  • Children Welcomed
  • Free Parking
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  • Private Dining Room
  • Website Listing Tag(s): Bird Watching/Observación de Aves, Plants & Animals/Plantas y Animales

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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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