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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.-5:30 p.m (Spring Hours). Closed July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Day and New Year's Day. Admission: $15 adults, $13 senior/student/military, $8 children 4-17, children 3 & under are free. Members are free (Includes entrance to Butterfly Magic). Memberships available. For more information visit our website.

  • TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
    Based on 981 reviews
  • #22 of 295 things to do in Tucson
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the best of the desert, collected

What a great place to visit, both for its beautiful landscape and for the exceptional collection of desert plants. There are so many varieties, and it's most beautiful when the desert is in bloom...

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Where Even Thorns Are Beautiful!

On the day before Tucson closed due to Covid-19, we four 'seniors' from the NE USA ventured into the Botanical Gardens. We were astounded by the beauty and variety of the collection of cacti and...

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Delightful place!

We stopped here as an afterthought, and were surprised by how nice it was: friendly staff, beautiful well thought out paths and gardens, and a magnificent indoor butterfly exhibit. Right in the...

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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

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