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Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum and The Turquoise Trail

Presidio District

196 N. Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
United States

Phone: (520) 622-0594

Email: info@tucsonpresidio.com

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Description

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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    Based on 83 reviews
  • #54 of 294 things to do in Tucson
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Docent led

If at all possible, tour the facility with a docent. Their stories add a lot to the visit. The Presidio gives a great introduction to the history of Tucson..

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Great living history day

We visited the presidio on one of their living history days and it was great! The entrance fee was only $5 per person. Dog friendly. The presidio is completely rebuilt but for one wall which is...

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Great for a Quick Tucson History Overview

Checking out the couple of informative exhibits inside doesn't take long, and time spent exploring the re-creation of the Presidio depends on how many questions you ask the very knowledgeable and...

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