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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 268 things to do in Tucson
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This is a well reconstructed and maintained history of early Arizona days. We had an excellent docent talk about all aspects of the Presidio. A presidio is a fortified base established by the Spanish...

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Awesome reconstruction, though not much going on- probably best to come on a day when they're having reenactments. There were a few interpretive panels that were very sympathetic to the "poor...

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Quick Look at History of Tucson

Have been here several times with out-of-town guest when I lived here. A good place to start your visit. Parking available on street, metered. Several great restaurants and gift shops within a...

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