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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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Worth the drive

A pleasantly scenic drive outside Tucson. We are seniors not into animals or birds plus we can't walk too far. Still we enjoyed strolling the paved pathways and seeing the unique desert scenery of...

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Every visitor should be taken there

We love to take company there as we know they are going to have a great time and be amazed at the diversity of the plants and animals in our Sonoran Desert. Just walking the paths to the various...

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Good full day activity

The raptor flight show was a highlight of the zoo and my boys really enjoyed petting the stingrays. I loved see the bobcats. Plane on 4 to 5 hours here at the Arizona-senora museum. It was nice not...

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

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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