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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We visited this place on a whim. We heard some noises coming from this location. It was soldiers were performing some maneuvers for the audience. Quite impressive. We also took part in some...
This is a fascinating recreation of the original Fort from 200+ years ago. Docent Gayle gave us a great guided tour. She knows her stuff since she is an archaeologist, anthropologist, and historian...
Spent 60-90 minutes there. Had a very knowledgeable docent who explained things very clearly and welcomed our questions (Gayle). Well worth a visit.
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