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GeoTour Tucson

Discover the scientific and natural wonders of Southern Arizona!

Discoveries Around Every Corner

Welcome to Tucson's geotourism collaboration, GeoTour Tucson. Through this initiative, we invite visitors and residents alike to discover or rediscover the area's preeminent scientific wonders at attractions that include Arizona-Sonora Desert MuseumKartchner Caverns State Park®UA Biosphere 2UA Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter and Kitt Peak National Observatory.

Due to its scientific expertise and attractions, Tucson has been dubbed the "Science City." The major attractions of the Tucson area offer national and international leadership in fields such as environmental science, geology, ecology, astronomy, and hydrology. Beyond that, each provides great entertainment for adults and children alike.

We have long recognized Tucson as one of the leading destinations for science. Discover for yourself by exploring the scientific and educational attractions the area has to offer.



Video: Tucson - Soak Up The Science


Biosphere 2–The University of Arizona

Pinal County

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Colossal Cave Mountain Park

Eastside District

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Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter

Northside District

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Kartchner Caverns State Park
Mount Lemmon Telescopes

Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter

Desert Museum Scorpion Hunting
Kitt Peak Telescopes


Stellar Views Southern Arizona has some of the clearest skies in the U.S.—about 350 nights of viewing a year. Tour some of the world’s most-respected... Read More

Plants & Animals

Get to Know the Living Desert If you think a city in the desert must mean desolate wastelands of hot sand and bleached cow skulls,... Read More

Space, Science & Technolog…

PLEASE NOTE: In order to limit the spread of COVID-19 Many of our local attractions are currently closed. Please check with the individual business or... Read More