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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Unique building and science lab
I read about Biosphere 2 when I was in high school. It was being featured in a local science magazine as it was being built. So I was happy to be able to visit on our road trip we got in and took the...
Fun and educational way to spend an afternoon
Took an afternoon tour of Biosphere 2 while in Tucson. After hearing about it all those years ago it was very interesting to actually take a tour of the place. It's definitely worth the time and...
So much to learn and explore!
Great tour! Very thorough and absolutely worth the price of admission. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. They also use a great audio system on the tour. Everyone gets headphones that...
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Number of Meeting Rooms 2
- Largest Meeting Room 1862
- Banquet Capacity 120