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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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Absolutely beautiful! The animals in near wild habitat added to the adventure. Quite a bit of walking so go prepared! The cactus were in bloom, quite a different sight from the azaleas and dogwoods...

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Better Than Advertised

This has great reviews but I confess to concern as we drove there, through the desert with almost nothing suggesting there was a great preserve and museum waiting. But every five star review was...

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Great place to get outside

We had 7 adults and 3 kids on our group. The weather is wonderful and cloudy which in May is unusual. The people are pleasant and animals were out. The facility was clean and the kids loved the...

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Number of Meeting Rooms 6
  • Banquet Capacity 700
  • Reception Capacity 1000
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  • Theatre Capacity: 265
  • Classroom Capacity: 150