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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 275 things to do in Tucson
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Great bit of Tucson history

I enjoy learning about history so I thought this representation of the Tucson Presidio was great especially since not much of the original structure is left. I can see how people who aren't...

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Great History for Kids & Fun Too!

We had such a great time at one of the Presidio's living history days. The staff was so friendly and full of great information. The kids enjoyed hours there.

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Wonderful tour..very imformative

We arrived at the Presidio not with a real plan. We were quite pleasantly surprised. We were very lucky to have Doug as our docent. He gave wonderful information about the history of the area. He...

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