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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) 837-8119


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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: Wed. thru Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

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    Based on 76 reviews
  • #54 of 277 things to do in Tucson
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Brilliant Mariachi band and Dancers on Independence Day

The Presidio museum is in Historic downtown and the name means Fortress. Built in 1775 when Tucson was founded though it had been a place of habitation for some 2,000 years. Lot of it has been...

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Old Tucson - nice introduction

The gift shop person was very engaging and willing to answer a lot of questions. She was knowledgeable about Tucson's Native American and Spanish history. The signs around the site were helpful...

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Great bit of Tucson history

I enjoy learning about history so I thought this representation of the Tucson Presidio was great especially since not much of the original structure is left. I can see how people who aren't...

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