Biosphere 2–The University of Arizona
Located in: Pinal County
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 9 things to do in Oracle
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Seeing the Biosphere is like going on a school field trip! Its educational, with lots to see and experience. Its nothing earthshattering! Great for school age children. I took my 17 year old...
Biosphere 2 Family Visit
We drove 2 hours from Scottsdale to Oracle. Bought tickets on Groupon for $28 for the both of us for a basic visit. The tour took 1 1/2 hours with a guide. Drove into Oracle after the tour to get gas...
It's a very interesting place. Tour was very educational for kids and adults. Plan to spend about 2.5 hours there. Moderate walking involved. Tour guide seemed very tired and wasn't really...
- Wheelchair Accessible