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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.

  • TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
    Based on 582 reviews
  • #16 of 270 things to do in Tucson
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Small, modest, OK

nothing stunning, but a nice cafe/restaurant in the centre of it. I think this is not really a major tourist attraction, more a nice garden for locals to visit. Therefore I heartly recommend buying a...

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Plants and Butterflies

Enjoyed the plant display, and special art displayl. The butterflies were fun to see from all over the world. Excellent !!!!!!!

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Easy visit, not vast but pleasant enough/good little restaurant

This is a gentle place which ushers you through a gift shop, and winds you around habitats, showing the region's flora. Pleasant walking in sun and in shade. Butterfly exhibit available only certain...

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  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
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  • 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