Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum and The Turquoise Trail
Located in: Presidio District
Phone: (520) 837-8119
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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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...
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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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...
- Wheelchair Accessible