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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 880 reviews
  • #21 of 274 things to do in Tucson
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Nice to get away from the city stress and relax at the gardens. Fun to see the colorful butterflies their exhibit. At this time of the year not much color, but that's not the fault of the cacti. I'm...

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Spent a pleasant 1.5 hours here.

If you like cactus and succulents, you'll be in heaven here. I saw a number of species that were new to me. I also loved the butterfly garden, which includes several types of fascinating mantis.

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Magical place...

This garden is peaceful, beautiful and so well cared for. In addition to plants and trees, there exhibits are excellent. We have attended classes on trees and wildflowers that are informative and...

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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