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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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  • #2 of 320 things to do in Tucson
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One of the most interesting museums ever!

I visited this museum several years ago before such a thing as "trip advisor" existed and I STILL remember how impressive it was to me at the time. I knew nothing about the desert or cacti and found...

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Great place to go when it's not too hot!

Spent my birthday here and the folks there near the Stringray area were some of the nicest that I have met in Tucson. We bought an annual membership based on our experience-make sure though that you...

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The Must-See Tucson Desert Experience

Our family visits the Desert Museum every year. It is a great place no matter the time of year, but we most love the "cool desert nights" experience on Saturday nights during the summer months. Our...

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