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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Well done reconstruction
This was a fascinating glimpse into the life of early southwestern settlements. The docent was very knowledgeable
Where Tucson Settled
The Presidio is a good place to learn about the beginning of the Spanish settlement. The docents provide a good explanation of the origins of Tucson and the relationship of the surrounding indigenous...
Rounded Out My Understanding of Spanish/Latino Culture
Top-notch view into Spanish/Latino history in the southwest. The partial reconstruction of Tucson's beginnings give a strong impression into what was. Easy walking(few steps) and well-informed...
- Wheelchair Accessible