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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) 837-8119


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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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  • #54 of 278 things to do in Tucson
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Not Much Of A Museum

We started our docent-led walking tour of the Turquoise Trail here. The museum itself has not much to offer other than to bask in its history, and a few small exhibits. There is a small gift shop (of...

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Save Your Tour for When the Site is Hosting a Special Event

Having walked by the Presidio many times, we decided to go in when altars for the Day of the Dead were advertised (two interesting altars were present). We walked the grounds reading available signs...

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Beautiful hands on history!

the Presidio staff were very knowledgeable and helpful. We had hands on learning about the region and the Presidio. Loved the interesting facts regarding cactus and early indians. Very nice living...

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