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Tucson Botanical Gardens

Located in: Central Tucson District


2150 N. Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85712
United States

Phone: 520-326-9686

Fax: 520-324-0166

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2150 N. Alvernon Way, central Tucson. An urban oasis of five-plus acres with 16 specialty gardens that surround visitors with beauty and inspiration. The Gardens has a seasonal, live tropical Butterfly Exhibit, Butterfly Magic. Unique and fresh gift shop with local art and eco-friendly products. Tours and classes available. Open daily 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Closed July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Day and New Year's Day. Admission: June-Sept.: $9 adults, $8 senior/student/military, $5 for children 4-17 and free for children 3 & under and members. Oct.-May: $13 adults, $12 senior/student/military, $7.50 children 4-17, free to children 3 & under and members (Includes entrance to Butterfly Magic). Memberships available. For more information visit our website.

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    Based on 815 reviews
  • #21 of 313 things to do in Tucson
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Corpse Plant...Fun! Butterflies.... brought laughter and smiles

Fun memories were created here! I really enjoyed reading which herbs/plants helped with such things as anger and flatulance as it gave me and my mom a good laugh. The Corpse plant, Rosie, blooms...

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Surprising excellent garden

While the gardens are not large there is a surprising amount of diversity. Of course, the Sonoran Desert gardens are impressive, Interesting, beautiful and very photogenic. I was quite surprised by...

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Awesome Desert Museum

My wife and I were visiting her brother and sister in law in Tuscon, and decided to go to the Tuscon Botanical Gardens, it is very expansive, with many animals enclosed and out in their own...

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Children Welcomed
  • Patio Dining
  • Refrigerator

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Meeting Facilities

  • Number of Meeting Rooms 5
  • Total Meeting Space 2500
  • Largest Meeting Room 576
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  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Reception Capacity: 300
  • Theatre Capacity: 250
  • Classroom Capacity: 70
  • Ceiling: 16