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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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...
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...
Fascinating Glimpse of Tucson History
We were welcomed here as part of a reception, and really enjoyed our visit. Though the fort has been recreated and is not original (much of the original expanse of the Presidio took up what is now...
- Wheelchair Accessible