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Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum and The Turquoise Trail

Located in: Presidio District


196 N. Court St.
Tucson, AZ 85701
United States

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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: October thru April, Wed. thru Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

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  • #61 of 301 things to do in Tucson
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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...

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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...

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A must see if you are into Tuscon history

The Presidio is a fort that was built on Apache raiding trails. You can still see the foundation of the one of the walls of the orginal fort. Today it is staffed by volunteers who man some very...

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