Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum and The Turquoise Trail
Phone: (520) 622-0594
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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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The Presidio San Agustin del Tucson 1775-1856
My wife and I enjoyed this museum about the Presidio San Agustin del Tucson 1775-1856. The Mexicans were here. For 80 years the adobe walls of Tucson Presidio. It shows here how they lived. The...
Our group went on a wonderful food tour and learned of its rich food heritage and comples mingling of cultural influences. What an awesome visit and wonderful people.
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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