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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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Extensive grounds

Family home in 30's evolves and extended since the 70's with cacti from around the world. Butterfly exhibit opens in October so only 20-30 butterflies today - but interesting varieties. We enjoyed...

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The cacti alone made it worthwhile.

$15 admission. You can leave and come back if needed. Short uber ride from my hotel on Speedway. I had the morning to myself (my little brother got married so I was in town 4 dayswith barely any down...

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Lovely small gardens

The butterflies are always a treat. The exhibition are wonderful. The gardens are not very big. There is a very nice gift shop.

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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