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Tucson Botanical Gardens

Central Tucson District

2150 N. Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85712
United States

Phone: 520-326-9686


Fax: 520-324-0166


  • 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.

  • TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
    Based on 949 reviews
  • #23 of 278 things to do in Tucson
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Gorgeous Morning with Friends!

As always, the Tucson Botanical Gardens was spectacular. The Fall displays, the gorgeous grounds filled with every plant imaginable and impeccably upkept, and the butterfly exhibit-every detail will...

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Beautiful urban gem

The Tucson Botanical Gardens is an urban oasis of native flora and, if you are lucky, fauna. Walking its paths you would never know that a busy urban intersection is at its doorstep. Located in...

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Lovely cacti and butterflies, plus a hawk!

The gardens are a tad small but they are well managed and signed with the type of cacti on show, and the staff are pleasant and knowledgeable. The butterfly house is remarkable, lots of colour, some...

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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