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Tucson Botanical Gardens

Central Tucson


2150 N. Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85712
United States

Phone: 520-326-9686

Fax: 520-324-0166

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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 659 reviews
  • #15 of 278 things to do in Tucson
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Urban sanctuary!

TBG is a local favorite with a delightful display of native flora. The big attraction now, ithe Frida Kahlo exhibit, was a bit of a disappointment; there are a number of posters (?) describing the...

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$12 for what?

We were completely underwhelmed by the Tucson Botanical Garden. The butterfly exhibit was closed which did not result in a discounted ticket. The Frida Kahlon exhibit was mediocre at best. What we...

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Not as big or nice as the desert museum, but the butterflies are worth a visit!

Unfortunately, there was a private event and we were unable to see all of the Frida Kahlo exhibit (why we stopped) but we enjoyed the sunny day, the butterflies, and the few cacti in bloom.

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  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Patio Dining
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  • Refrigerator
  • Children Welcomed

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Meeting Facilities

  • Number of Meeting Rooms 5
  • Total Meeting Space 576
  • Banquet Capacity 200
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  • Reception Capacity: 300
  • Theatre Capacity: 250
  • Ceiling: 16