Biosphere 2–The University of Arizona
Phone: (520) 621-4800
- Green Business
- Mexico Ready
838-6200, off AZ Hwy. 77 (Oracle Rd.), near Oracle, AZ. $20.00/adults, $13.00/children 6–12, 5 and younger free. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Allow two hours. Biosphere 2 was recently named by Time Life Books as one of the 50 must see "Wonders of the World". Biosphere 2 was originally designed as a prototype for space colonization; it now houses real time earth science and research along with a visitor center that has movies, exhibits, cafe and bookstore. Open daily!
- #2 of 10 things to do in Oracle
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4+ for our tour guide Anita
I was in a wheel chair and fortunately there was a previous scheduled accessibility tour that my husband and I were able to join. Anita was very well informed and excited about Biosphere 2 and what...
A surprising and interesting place of research for the world around us
I had heard of Biosphere 2 but thought it was a place where a historic experiment, where humans tried to live in an isolated environment in preparation for deep space travel took place but ended...
Definitely visit if in the area! Knowledgeable guide and fascinating place for those interested in history, science, and human nature. Current projects include rainforest research, solar power...
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Number of Meeting Rooms 2
- Largest Meeting Room 1862
- Banquet Capacity 120