Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum and The Turquoise Trail
Located in: Presidio District
- Mexico Ready
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.
- #55 of 274 things to do in Tucson
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Nice wisit to the original Fort if you are near downtown
This was a brief, bit informative visit showing what life was like in the Mexico days. If you are in the downtown area you should stop in. An alternate idea is to plan a trip to visit this AND the...
The Heart of Tucson
Asking the locals we met where was the best place to get a feel for Tucson's history the Presidio was their first choice and they of course were right. The original covered much of the downtown...
Visit to the Presidio
I attended their Living History day at their invitation to recognize our DAR Chapter for a donation given. I am so glad I went. There were docents dressed in period dress, assuming the role of...
- Wheelchair Accessible
The Presidio District Experience: A Food Heritage and History Tour April 11, 2019 - June 20, 2019
Celebrating Tucson's UNESCO City of Gastronomy designation, this tour... Read More