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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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  • Green Business

An urban oasis of 5.5 acres with 17 residentially-scaled specialty gardens. The Gardens has a seasonal, live tropical Butterfly Exhibit, Butterfly Magic. Eclectic Gift Shop, Monthly Rotating Art Exhibits, Birdhouse Cafe, 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 738 reviews
  • #15 of 304 things to do in Tucson
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Nice visit

About 5 acres of very interesting plants. Lots of types of cactus and other desert plants from around the world. We arrived about 430 pm on a Thursday, one of their late evenings. We had about 2...

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Tucson Botanical Gardens

A great garden in the desert featuring many native plants but be careful of the jumping cactus. The kids really loved this place as it was very informative and only a short drive from our...

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Changing special shows

This one is worth a repeat visit. They change out some sections, have special decorations and activities for holidays. The café is very small and the service is not inviting (hence, we got drinks to...

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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