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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) 622-0594



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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  • #48 of 339 things to do in Tucson
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It was a bit difficult to find since there's so much road construction in Tucson, but once there it was interesting.

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Had a great visit

Everyone was helpful and knowledgeable. Great historical place to visit. The demonstrations were something you don't see at other places. We went with our 1 year old and he was engaged with the...

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The Presidio in Tucson

This is the Presidio San Agustin del Tucson. This is the time when the Mexicans took over and the Spanish were in control. The Presidio, the one in charge and he was Mexican. The Presidio, the one...

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