Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum and The Turquoise Trail
Located in: Presidio District
- Mexico Ready
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.
- #56 of 275 things to do in Tucson
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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...
Nice wisit to the original Fort if you are near downtown
This was a brief, bit informative visit showing what life was like in the Mexico days. If you are in the downtown area you should stop in. An alternate idea is to plan a trip to visit this AND the...
The Heart of Tucson
Asking the locals we met where was the best place to get a feel for Tucson's history the Presidio was their first choice and they of course were right. The original covered much of the downtown...
- Wheelchair Accessible
The Presidio District Experience: A Food Heritage and History Tour May 8, 2019 - June 20, 2019
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