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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


Visit the Gardens and enjoy an experience that includes displays of rocks and minerals from the collection of Harrison Yocum. See them incorporated into the gardens and exhibits, and find some for sale in the gift shop as well! Enjoy a meal in the café and visit Butterfly Magic (seasonal) and view the local art in the gallery. This is truly the jewel of Central Tucson.

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The best bit about these gardens is the small butterfly house. They have some nice cacti and plants but it is quite a small place and to be honest we later walked around a garden centre and it was...

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Great for plant geeks

Some friends and I enjoyed a few hours rambling around the lovely gardens. I particularly enjoyed the Barrio garden. Learned what not to plant locally after exploring the herb garden, LOL. We were...

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Butterfly Magic was great

Butterfly Magic is only open during certain times of the year. Be sure to check the website first. For me that was worth the price of admission otherwise I think it would be overpriced. The rest was...

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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