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Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum and The Turquoise Trail

Located in: Presidio District


196 N. Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
United States

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The Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum is a reconstruction of the original Tucson Presidio built in 1775. Docent tours of this history museum give visitors a glimpse of Tucson history and what life in the Presidio was like for soldiers and other residents. Additional highlights include an original 150-year-old Sonoran row house and a 2,000-year-old prehistoric pit house. Living History Days are held on the second Saturday of the month from October through April to allow visitors to experience firsthand Tucson’s history. Admission: General Public: $5; Children 6-14: $1, Children 5 and Under and Members: Free. Hours: October thru April, Wed. thru Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

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  • #55 of 271 things to do in Tucson
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2nd Saturday fun

2nd Saturday at the Presidio gave us living history fun. The docent took us through with information and the costumed volunteers gave us tastes and sounds of life long ago!

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Great Guide

Very reasonably priced and well worth the visit. The guide in the courtyard was helpful, and there was lots of written information about the site. There is an old Hohokan site partially uncovered in...

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So boring

We started the turquoise trail, which begins at the museum. Entrance is $5 and not worth it. We made it to about half the stops on the trail before bailing because it was unbearably boring. I’m not...

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